Films and Multimedia

In addition to being an emotional event, 9/11 was an audio and video event.  As a product of the dawn of the digital age, 9/11 was captured by thousands of people using A/V technology.  9/11 was a multimedia event, and the internet is the repository of these media.

Here are some of the films referenced in this on-line book, September 11, 2001: United States and the World:

What Happened?

Inside 9/11: Zero Hour

9/11 (Naudet Brothers)

Why the Towers Fell (NOVA)

Conspiracy Explanations

Loose Change

9/11 Ripple Effect

Why Did It Happen?

The Koran and the Kalashnikov

CNN’s Cold War “Soldiers of God”

Charlie Wilson’s War

Age of Terror: War on the West (part 1)  (part 2)   (part 3)  (part 4)  (part 5)  (part 6)

Inside 9/11: War on America

Frontline: The Man Who Knew

The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Frontline: The War Behind Closed Doors

Frontline: The Dark Side

No End in Sight

Civil Liberties, Torture

Frontline: Spying on the Homefront

Frontline: The Torture Question

Taxi to the Darkside

Standard Operating Procedure


Blueprint for Accountability: Working the Darkside

Torture on Trial

Cultural Artifacts

The Onion: 9/11 Conspiracies are Ridiculous Says Al Qaeda

Fahrenheit 9/11

FahrenHYPE 9/11

9/11 on South Park

Another 9/11 South Park Reference (see also here)

9/11 Ground Zero on Family Guy (see also here and here)

Star Wars Storm Troopers discuss anniversary of destruction of the Death Star: Veiled reference to 9/11


7 Days in September

9/11 The Falling Man (read the article in Esquire by Tom Junod)

U.S. Government Official Multimedia

Presidential News and Speeches in September 2001

Mainstream Media Multimedia

The September 11 Television Archive: contains television news programs recorded live from around September 11, 2001 by the non-profit Television Archive to help patrons research this important part of United States history.

CNN’s Coverage of 9/11

Popular Mechanics’ debunking of “9/11 was an inside job” conspiracy theories

Caught in the Crossfire: Immigrants and Muslims in America after 9/11

Homeland Security U.S.A., reality show on ABC Television

BBC’s “Investigating Al Qaeda”

The New York Times Topic: “Torture”

President Bush at Booker Elementary full video (President Bush is informed of the second plane at 5 minutes)

President Bush’s Remarks at Booker Elementary

President Bush’s Speech at Barksdale Airforce Base on 9/11/01

President Clinton on Osama bin Laden after 1998 US Embassy Bombings

American Rhetoric website on 9/11.  Includes speeches from administration officials.

9/11 Commission Video and Transcripts

Public Broadcasting Multimedia

PBS’s Frontline

PBS videos and audio

The Anti-Americans (A Love/Hate Relationship)

Conspiracy Theorists’ Multimedia

Free 9/11 Documentaries and Videos

9/11 Ripple Effect


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