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Year 10 Politics: Terrorism - 9/11

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The Taliban are back. What now? (August 2021)

The Taliban are back. What now?

ABC News explainer with Stan Grant

ClickView (8 min.). 

Library Online Resources

Below are some examples of entries relating to the topic September 11 and Terrorism from Britannica School. Search Britannica School using the link above to find further information to support your research task.

Below are some examples of entries relating to the topic September 11 and Terrorism from Gale World History and Gale eBooks. Search the Gale platform using the link above to find further information to support your research task. 

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Books from the Library

The War on Terror

The 9/11 Decade: The Intelligence War documentary

Al Jazeera English. YouTube. (47 min). 

September 11 - Music in response to the events

Soundtracks: Songs that Defined History. 

September 11

Explore the politically charged music in the aftermath of 9/11. 

ClickView. (40 min.).

9/11: Day That Changed The World

9/11: Life Under Attack

ClickView (85 min.).

9/11 was the first major news event in the age of digital cameras and voicemails. This remarkable film tells the never-before-told stories of that day, created through a tapestry of previously unseen video and unheard audio.

9/11: Day that Changed the World documentary.

The definitive inside story of 9/11 from the perspective of those in power. This documentary goes behind the scenes to show how the events of the day played out minute by minute.

Part One. ClickView (46 min.).

Part Two. ClickView (46 min.).

President George W. Bush's Address to Nation after 9/11 attacks

Historical Speeches TV. YouTube. (5 min). 

Osama bin Laden

Evolution of Evil: Osama bin Laden.

A profile of Osama bin Laden (1957-2011), who was born into a wealthy family in Saudi Arabia but became the leader of Al Qaeda.

ClickView. (50 min.).

The Life of Osama bin Laden.

CNN. YouTube (4 min). 

Osama bin Laden - War on Terror

(From Life to Death) 

Biography TV. YouTube (49 min.).

9/11 Timeline

As he sits in front of a class of children promoting reading, President Bush is informed "America is Under Attack"

In front of a classroom of children in Florida while promoting reading, White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card discreetly informs President George W. Bush that, "A second plane hit the second tower. America is under attack."

Al-Qaeda

Al Qaeda and Islamic State: An Overview

An overview of Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda, the 9/11 attacks, the aftermath and impact of the War on Terror and Syria and the rise of Islamic State.

Fact Publisher. YouTube. (14 mins.). 

Beyond the Towers (2021 series)

Vengence. Beyond the Towers, Episode 1. 

ClickView (57 min.). 

Fiasco. Beyond the Towers, Episode 2.

ClickView (56 min.). 

Black Flag. Beyond the Towers, Episode 3.

ClickView (57 min). 

Twin Pillars. Beyond the Towers, Episode 4.