Category: Neag in the Media

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Post 9/11 Generation Sees Attack As More Historical, Less Immediate

September 11, 2016

Over the years, there’s been a shift in how 9/11 has been taught, UConn’s Alan Marcus says. Up until the 10th anniversary, he said, there was a balance between teaching about the event, but also memorializing the people killed and mourning their loss. He said there is a move to teaching about the impact of 9/11 and the connection to today’s world, including America’s role in Iraq and Afghanistan, the continuation of terrorism and ISIS.