The 9/11 Commission Report: The Attack from Planning to Aftermath

The 9/11 Commission Report: The Attack from Planning to Aftermath

by National Commission on Terrorist Attacks
     
 

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“A document of historic sweep and almost unprecedented detail.”—Washington Post
Published for the tenth anniversary of 9/11, this new edition of the authorized report is limited to the Commission’s riveting account—which was a finalist for the National Book Award—of the attack and its background, examining both the attackers and

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“A document of historic sweep and almost unprecedented detail.”—Washington Post
Published for the tenth anniversary of 9/11, this new edition of the authorized report is limited to the Commission’s riveting account—which was a finalist for the National Book Award—of the attack and its background, examining both the attackers and the U.S. government, the emergency response, and the immediate aftermath. It includes new material from Philip Zelikow, the Commission’s executive director, on the Commission’s work, the fate of its recommendations, and the way this struggle has evolved right up to the present day.

Editorial Reviews

Time
“Meticulous in its reconstruction and unflinching in its conclusions.”
The New Republic
“The most riveting book ever to have been published by the United States government.”
The New York Times
“The findings [are] presented in a dramatic, often gripping style.”
The New Yorker
The King James Bible (1611) [was] our language’s lone masterpiece produced by committee, at least until this year’s
9/11 Commission Report
.— John Updike
John Updike - The New Yorker
“The King James Bible (1611) [was] our language’s lone masterpiece produced by committee, at least until this year’s 9/11 Commission Report.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393340136
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
08/08/2011
Edition description:
Authorized Text, Shorter Edition
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
605,932
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
15 Years

Meet the Author

The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks,
also known as the 9/11 Commission, was an independent,
bipartisan panel chaired by Thomas H. Kean and Lee H.
Hamilton.

Philip D. Zelikow was executive director of the 9/11
Commission. He is the White Burkett Miller Professor of
History at the University of Virginia.

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