Three men and a woman take part in a moderated discussion on stage at the Museum. The woman is speaking, second from the left, as the three men listen. The black silhouettes of audience members are in the foreground.
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Past Public Programs

Welcome to the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s Public Programs Archive, where you can explore past programs and learn more about the continuing impact of 9/11 on the world today.

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  • Confronting Hate

    Emmy Award–winning documentarian Deeyah Khan has long explored how people are drawn to extremist ideologies.

    Thursday, May 16, 2019
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  • Combating Extremist Content on the Web

    How can technology be used to stop ISIS and other violent extremist groups from weaponizing the internet?

    Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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  • New York Stories: Howard Milstein

    Howard Milstein, co-chairman, president, and CEO of Emigrant Savings Bank, shares how he and others responded to the events of 9/11, from providing immediate relief to New Yorkers across the city to...

    Thursday, December 6, 2018
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  • Skywalkers

    In association with the exhibition Skywalkers, artist Melissa Cacciola, Kahnawake Council Chief Lindsay LeBorgne and Local 40 Business Manager Robert Walsh discuss Cacciola’s photographs and the...

    Thursday, December 13, 2018
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  • VICE on HBO: After the Fall

    VICE correspondent Isobel Yeung discusses her recent reporting from conflict zones in the Middle East.

    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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  • Prosecuting the 1993 Bombers

    The February 26, 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center marked the first time the Twin Towers were attacked by terrorists. Former U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White oversaw the prosecution of the plotters.

    Thursday, February 22, 2018
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  • America’s Cybersecurity Problem

    Avril D. Haines, a senior research scholar at Columbia University and former deputy national security advisor to President Obama and CIA deputy director, shares her thoughts on the state of U.S....

    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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  • Africa and the Expanding Front of Violent Extremism

    Dr. Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, executive director of Quilliam in North America and assistant professor in the Citadel’s Department of Intelligence and Security Studies, and Katherine Zimmerman, research...

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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  • Sports, Politics, and Patriotism

    Sports columnist Howard Bryant, author of The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism, and USA Today columnist and CNN and ABC News commentator Christine Brennan di...

    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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  • Come From Away

    Come From Away is an award-winning musical that tells the story of those 7,000 stranded passengers and the people who welcomed them.

    Monday, September 18, 2017
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  • How to Be a Muslim

    In his memoir How to Be a Muslim: An American Story, hailed as “profound and intimate” by The Washington Post, frequent CNN commentator Haroon Moghul reveals how he struggled with his Muslim-American...

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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  • General Michael Hayden on the War on Terror

    Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden discusses the current state of the War on Terror, cybersecurity, and Russian interference.

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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  • Why Yemen Matters

    Dr. Sheila Carapico, professor of political science and international studies at the University of Richmond, reflects on the long crisis in Yemen and examines the regional and global impact of U.S....

    Monday, December 11, 2017
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  • The Horse Soliders

    America’s initial military response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks involved a handful of American Special Operations forces secretly sent into Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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  • The Architecture of Remembrance

    The principal architects of the 9/11 Memorial, the Flight 93 National Memorial, and the Pentagon Memorial, reflect on the relationship between architecture and more.

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  • Peter Bergen: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists

    New York Times author and CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen discusses his latest book, United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists.

    Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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  • Covering Catastrophe: Reporting on 9/11

    On 9/11, local journalists suddenly found themselves on the front lines, covering a catastrophe with global and historical significance.

    Thursday, November 17, 2016
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