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By Richard J. Cox

During this sequence of 4 essays, Richard J. Cox explores the social ramifications of Sep 11 on our details panorama. _Musing,_ written at the first anniversary of the terrorist assaults, appears again at a 12 months of switch and commemoration. _Reacting_ examines the effect of September 11 on a division of data sciences. _Preparing_ is a cogent argument for the necessity to reconsider present catastrophe and contingency making plans practices. _Teaching_ makes a speciality of the author's reports constructing and educating a doctoral seminar at the position of the knowledge specialist in a submit Sept. 11 global.

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Oliver Stone‘s USA: Film, History, and Controversy (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000). 28. The Enola Gay controversy is illustrative of such matters, and it has generated a considerable literature including Steven C. Dubin, Displays of Power: Controversy in the American Museum from the “Enola Gay” to Sensation (New Musing 27 York New York University Press, 1999); Martin Harwit, An Exhibit Denied: Lobbying the History of “Enola Gay” (New York Copernicus, 1996);and Edward T. , History Wars: The “Enola Gay” and Other Battles for the American Past (New York: Metropolitan Books, 1996).

The aftermath of the September 11 attacks brought reminders of the issues related to the use of telecommunicationstechnologies, especially the human dimensions of the use of the technologies. On 44 Chapter Two television, we saw many talking heads whose lips were not synchronized with the accompanying audio. We must learn which communication technologies the broadcasters are using and understand why some of them performed so poorly for this application. We also need to understand the economics that made the broadcasters abandon satellite feed, which didn’t have this problem.

The World Trade Center deAs a struction and Pentagon attack may increase this result, these faculties need to evaluate how their academic programs support students who might be interested in preparing for careers in recovery systems and disaster preparedness. There may be particular parts of the landscape of companies and organizations requiring special attention. For example, initial estimates concluded that 14,000 of New York City’s 76,000 lawyers had lost or been displaced from their offices, hampering their work that was already compounded by the fact that many of the law firms did not have adequate disaster or contingency systems for recovery of lost i n f ~ r m a t i o n .

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