Garrett M. Graff

Garrett is an author, journalist, and historian and serves as director of the Aspen Institute’s cybersecurity and technology program.

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“It should be an easy day”

Books | Beautiful, bright blue skies greeted many Americans on 9/11, but storm clouds were on the way
by Garrett M. Graff
Posted 9/12/20, 09:18 am

We remembered the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, on Friday. Many millennials know about 9/11 without having any intimate knowledge of it. Garrett Graff’s gut-pounding The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 makes the day come alive, hour by hour. Here’s an excerpt, courtesy of Simon & Schuster. Graff’s book made WORLD’s short list for 2019 Book of the Year in the History category. —Marvin Olasky

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