Terror and the Aftermath

10.21.2001

Imagine sipping tea with a militant Muslim and listening to how he set off a series of bombs in a crowded marketplace, trying to kill as many people as possible.  Next time on To the Best of Our Knowledge, an anthropologist describes her visit to a militant training camp in Pakistan.  Also, Oklahoma City and building memorials to the dead.

  1. Cynthia Mahmood on Militant Muslims

    Anthropologist Cynthia Mahmood is among the few Westerners who’s actually spent time talking with Islamic terrorists on their turf.

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  2. Michael Wolfe on Muslims in America

    Journalist Michael Wolfe tells Jim Fleming why  Islam - Wolfe’s chosen religion - is entirely compatible with American values.

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  3. William Ian Miller on Courage

    Cultural historian William Miller, author of “The Mystery of Courage,” tells Steve Paulson that the airline passengers who confronted the hijackers on September 11th displayed extraordinary courage.

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  4. Ed Linenthal on Building Memorials

    Cultural historian Ed Linenthal has written a book called “The Unfinished Bombing: Oklahoma City in American Memory.” He tells Anne Strainchamps that the emotional impact of acts of terrorism is immense, widespread and enduring.

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