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The 9/11 Commission Report: The Attack from Planning to Aftermath (Authorized Text, Shorter Edition)
     

The 9/11 Commission Report: The Attack from Planning to Aftermath (Authorized Text, Shorter Edition)

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

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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 York Times
“The findings [are] presented in a dramatic, often gripping style.”
The New Republic
“The most riveting book ever to have been published by the United States government.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393341089
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
643,962
File size:
2 MB

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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