By Priscilla Walton, Bruce Tucker
The bombing of the dual Towers in big apple on September eleven, 2001, marked an incredible turning aspect in glossy American tradition. Authors Bruce Tucker and Priscilla L. Walton research severe moments within the aftermath of 11th of September arguing that commentators deserted complexity, looking to lessen occasions to their least difficult signification.
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American Culture Transformed: Dialing 9/11 by Priscilla Walton, Bruce Tucker