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Posts Tagged ‘terrorism’

A Ground Zero Tour: Lessons in Remembering

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 12 September 2014

Compelled by curiosity about how Ground Zero is presented to people unfamiliar with it, I elected to join a 2.5-hour Ground Zero tour set to circumnavigate the new and emerging World Trade Center, taking in its history, its buildings (past and present) and reminders of just some of the people and events from the day.

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Video Spotlight: Intimidated Freedom – 9/11 and Travel

  • WHL Group
  • 11 September 2011

It’s not an exaggeration to state that 10 years ago today the world changed dramatically for a huge number of people. Aside from the obvious tragedy of the 9/11 attacks in New York City and Washington, DC, the events of that day have had a major impact on the ways that many of us live our lives. We would like to take a moment to think about how 9/11 and the decade since have had an effect on a subject close to our hearts – Travel.

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Terrorists Strike Kampala, the Heart of Uganda

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 13 July 2010

On the night of 11 July, three bombs exploded within 75 minutes of each other in two locations in Kampala city, Uganda, killing more than 75 people gathered to enjoy the World Cup final. The first bomb exploded at the the Ethiopian Village restaurant in Kabalaga, but news did not travel fast enough to the Kyadondo rugby club in Lugogo, on the Jinja Road out of town, where two bombs tore through spectators seated in hundreds of white plastic chairs set up on the green before a giant screen.

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