WATCH: A discussion on 9/11: Two Decades Later with Jon Meacham, Samar Ali and Ganesh Sitaraman

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In remembrance of the 20th Anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and the Vanderbilt Project on Unity & American Democracy hosted a virtual discussion of “9/11: Two Decades Later” with Vanderbilt historians and scholars, featuring: 

  • Samar AliResearch Professor of Political Science and Law and Co-Chair, the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy 
  • Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian and biographer, Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Chair in American Presidency, and co-chair, the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy;
  • Ganesh Sitaraman, New York Alumni Chancellor’s Chair in Law at Vanderbilt and scholar of constitutional law, the regulatory state, economic policy, democracy and foreign affairs.

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FURTHER READING on the events and aftermath of the events of 9/11, recommended by the panelists: