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September Wednesday

Narrators of 9/11: The Power of Word


Hear how these writers used the power of word to understand a world-changing tragedy.

Following a day-long screening of Wolfgang Staehle’s “2001,” join a panel of writers whose works of fiction and non-fiction focus on our shared experience of the attacks, as they discuss the power of their craft to process, document, and bring understanding. Jessica Chen, Senior Director of Public and Professional Programs at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, moderates a conversation with Jonathan Dee, author of The LocalsGarrett M. Graff, author of The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11, and Giannina Braschi, author of United States of Banana.

Image credit: Wolfgang Staehle’s “2001,” Courtesy of National September 11 Memorial and Museum, © Wolfgang Staehle

Presented in partnership with the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.


Wednesday, September 11, 2019

7:00 pm


  • This program is free of charge. Your registration helps us to gauge attendance for this program, but please note that it does not guarantee seating. Free