Today as part of The Current's new project, Game Changer, we explore some of the profound changes that happened as a result of September 11th.
Pt 1: 9/11 - Personal Changes
A recent poll finds that 49 percent of New Yorkers fear another major attack on their city. A third of them say their lives will never be the same. We talk to three people who think of their lives as broken - the time before 9/11 and the time since. (Read More)
Pt 2: 9/11 - Lawrence Wright
Lawrence Wright is an award-winning writer and a New Yorker, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his book The Looming Tower. We talk about what lessons - if any - have been learned since then. Was 9/11 really a Game Changer? Are foreign policy blunders and fanaticism a thing of the past? (Read More)
Pt 3: 9/11 - Cultural Impact
We also explore artistic responses to 9/11 and speak with commentators and creators who have different ideas about whether the arts have adequately addressed the tragedy. (Read More)