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

Posted by on Friday, September 3, 2021 in News.

[NOTE: the opening graphic plays for 2 minutes; Advance to 2:01 for the beginning of the program]

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.

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

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