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Brown, Don

Summary: This graphic novel chronicles the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City through moving individual stories that bear witness to history and the ways it shapes the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Etch, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 BRO

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 973.931 BRO

Bennett, William J. (William John)

Summary: Argues that the concern for political correctness has weakened the resolve of American political leaders to defeat the radical Islamic terrorists who continue to espouse an agenda harmful to the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2011

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Summary: Documents the stories of American men and women who heeded the call for military service in Afghanistan and Iraq and the challenges they faced upon their return home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRO

Summary: Discusses how the USA PATRIOT Act has taken away checks on law enforcement and continues to endanger the civil liberties of all Americans under the guise of being part of the war on terrorism, and how paranoia, fear and racial profiling have led to gross infringements on freedom and democracy without strengthening national security.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNC

Raban, Jonathan.

Summary: What does the "war on terror" and a new era of religious ferocity look like to an Englishman living in the Pacific Northwest? Jonathan Raban finds that as he reads the source texts that have inspired modern-day jihad, memories of his own rigidly fundamentalist adolescent atheism help him understand why young people suffering from cultural alienation, spiritual emptiness, and moral uncertainty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review of Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 RAB

Fradin, Dennis B.

Summary: "Covers the 9/11 terrorist attacks as a watershed event in U.S. history, influencing social, economic, and political policies that shaped the nation's future"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2010

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Summary: Comprised of a miniseries featuring three 46 minute episodes, the group of filmmakers interview the global community, ranging from political figures to on-the-street citizen dialogue, in the Western, European, and indigenous Arabic communities. Examines the dominant discourse on terrorism in the United States and Europe, and offers critics an opportunity to respond. The film casts a critical...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ARA

Summary: Zeitgeist: A highly controversial documentary in three parts. The first part dissects the origins of Christianity, the second gives an overview of numerous questionable aspects of 9/11 and the third explores the Federal Reserve Bank and its ability to control the economy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: G.M.P. LLC 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ZEI

Owen, Mark

Summary: Recounts definitive moments from the author's career as a Navy SEAL, discussing the missions that had the greatest personal meaning for him and explaining the lessons and values he hopes to pass on to the next generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 359.0092 OWE

Owen, Mark

Summary: An account of the most personally meaningful missions from Owen's thirteen years as a SEAL, including the moments in which he learned the most about himself and his teammates, in both success and failure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 359.009 Owen 2014

O'Rourke, P. J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 ORO

Summary: Afghanistan, immediately post-9/11. Small teams of Green Berets arrive on a series of secret missions to overthrow the Taliban. What happens next is equal parts war origin story and cautionary tale, illuminating the nature and impact of fifteen years of constant combat, with unprecedented access to U.S. Special Forces.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LEG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LEG

Wasdin, Howard E.

Summary: They are the Outcasts. Because people don't want to know what they do. Alex Brandenburg: SEAL Chief Petty Officer and Outcasts Team Leader. Disobeyed direct orders by refusing to let a deadly terrorist live to kill another day. Francisco "Pancho" Rodriguez and John Landry: SEAL Petty Officers First Class. Took the pursuit of justice into their own hands with explosive results. Catherine "Cat"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAS

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 SEP

Summary: A spectacularly gripping documentary that unfolds like a great political thriller. It's the cross-cut tale of two men whose fateful meeting propelled them on divergent courses with Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court. The Oath offers a rare window into a hidden realm and the international impact of the U.S. War on Terror.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OAT
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF OAT

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GATES, ROBERT MICHAEL GAT

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Gates 2014

Summary: "Examines how a radical fringe of the Republican Party has used the trauma of the 9/11 terror attacks to advance a pre-existing military agenda to radically transform American foreign policy while rolling back civil liberties and social programs at home"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Media Education Foundation 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HIJ

Bergen, Peter L.

Summary: Based on exhaustive research and unprecedented access to White House officials, CIA analysts, Pakistani intelligence, and the military, this is the definitive account of ten years in pursuit of bin Laden and of the twilight of Al-Qaeda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.325 BER

Soufan, Ali H.

Summary: A former FBI special agent offers an insider's account of how the September 11th attacks could have been prevented, as well as his role in the war on terror, including his highly effective interrogation efforts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 SOU

Summary: Amid revelations about faulty prewar intelligence and a scandal surrounding the indictment of the vice president's chief of staff and presidential adviser, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Frontline goes behind the headlines to investigate the internal war that was waged between the intelligence community and Richard Bruce Cheney, the most powerful vice president in the nation's history. In "The Dark...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DAR

Williams, Brian Glyn

Summary: "Counter Jihad is the first history of America's military operations against radical Islamists, from the Taliban-controlled Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan, to the Sunni Triangle of Iraq, to ISIS's headquarters in the deserts of central Syria, giving both generalists and specialists an overview of events that were followed by millions but understood by few. Williams provides the missing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Pennsylvania Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 WIL

Eichenwald, Kurt

Summary: Presents an account of the first five hundred days after September 11 that reveals previously undisclosed information about the terror wars, warrantless wiretapping, and the anthrax attacks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 EIC

Adayfi, Mansoor

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Summary: "The moving, eye-opening memoir of an innocent man detained at Gauntánamo Bay for 15 years: a story of humanity in the unlikeliest of places and an unprecedented look at life at Gauntánamo on the eve of its 20th anniversary"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Ackerman, Spencer

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Summary: "An examination of the profound impact that the War on Terror had in pushing American politics and society in an authoritarian direction for an entire generation, at home and abroad, the United States has waged an endless conflict known as the War on Terror. In addition to multiple ground wars, it has pioneered drone strikes and industrial-scale digital surveillance, as well as detaining people...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

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