September 18 marks the 160th anniversary of The New York Times. The daily newspaper has earned 106 Pulitzer Prizes and continues to report “All the News That’s Fit to Print.” For a look at the history of the rise of The New York Times, use International Directory of Company Histories. The story begins in 1896, when Adolph Ochs bought the struggling paper and redefined journalism with a new style of reporting. Read the first issue of the paper – September 1, 1851.
Ten Years Later: The September 11 Attacks
September 11, 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., by members of the Al Qaeda terrorist group led by Osama bin Laden. A decade later, the harrowing events of that day remain a pivotal moment in American history, the effects of which are still being felt today.
Help your students explore the events, individuals, and issues surrounding September 11 and its aftermath with reliable reference content and primary sources from ABC-CLIO.
An insightful Need to Know essay about the impact of September 11, 2001, on the American people, written by leading expert Frank Shanty
A thought-provoking Examine section containing discussion questions that promote critical thinking.
History and the Headlines is a free resource provided by ABC-Clio.
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