Today on The Short Stacks we have author and journalist, Garrett M. Graff, whose newest book is The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 is a detailed look at the events of September 11, 2001 as told by the people who lived it. Garrett tells us about the process of creating a cohesive narrative from hundreds of interviews, and what he learned about a day that has been etched in the collective American memory.
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Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes and on Bookshop.org and Amazon.
- The Only Plane in the Sky by Garrett M. Graff
- “We’re the Only Plane in the Sky” (Garrett M. Graff, Politico Magazine)
- 102 Minutes by Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn
- The 9/11 Commission Report by National Commission on Terrorist Attacks
- 9/11 Memorial & Museum
- 9/11 Tribute Museum
- Flight 93 National Memorial
- Dick Cheney
- Porter Goss
- Rob O’Neil
- Osama Bin Laden
- “Motorcycle backfiring sparks “shooter” panic in New York’s Times Square” (CBS News, Youtube.com)
- Garret M. Graff at Wired
- The Aspen Institute — Cybersecurity & Technology Program
- Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
- Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
- Robert Mueller
- The Threat Matrix by Garrett M. Graff
- Touching History by Lynn Spencer
- Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham
- Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe
- Furious Hours by Casey Cep
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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