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The Future of the Jihadist Threat

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
The world is struggling to understand how ISIS has captured both territory and the imagination of its ardent followers. Senior fellow and director of the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World at the Brookings Institution Will McCants explores the continuing transformation of the extremist threat and the means of defeating it.

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Within This Dust

Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Inspired by iconic pictures by Associated Press photographer Richard Drew that captured a man falling from the World Trade Center during the 9/11 attacks, the Scottish dance company Shaper/Caper created “Within This Dust,” a performance balancing movement and subtle storytelling. The performance includes three live dance works and will be followed by a conversation with Shaper/Caper artistic director Thomas Small. Attendees are invited to view the Museum’s special exhibition, “Rendering the Unthinkable: Artists Respond to 9/11,” from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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4/21/2017 7:00 PM
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Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History (CNN)

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Executive produced by Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia (Seven Bucks Productions) and Emmy and Peabody Award winners Maro Chermayeff and Jeff Dupre (Show of Force), “Soundtracks” explores seminal moments in history through the music that has defined them. Featuring original interviews with legendary musicians as well as celebrated journalists, historians and writers, the CNN Original Series reveals how music is a driving force behind social change. Hiram Garcia and Brian Gewirtz (Seven Bucks Productions), Joshua Bennett and Mira Chang (Show of Force), and Amy Entelis and Lizzie Fox (CNN) also serve as executive producers. This special Tribeca Film Festival screening will premiere the episode on 9/11 taking a closer look at the music that took center stage for a country fighting to heal and rebuild following the terrorist attacks. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with CNN anchor Chris Cuomo and NYU music historian Jason King.

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4/25/2017 7:00 PM
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On Faith and Friendship in an Age of Extremism

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
How can religion and religious leaders work together to push back against extremism and stereotypes? Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer, president of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, and Samar Kaukab, executive director of Arete at the University of Chicago, discuss the relationship between foreign policy and American democracy.

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The Horse Soldiers

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
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. Former special forces commanders Maj. Mark Nutsch and retired Master Sgt. Scott Neil discuss their unconventional warfare missions atop horseback in the first days after 9/11.

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5/2/2017 7:00 PM
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When the Towers Fell

Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a night of poetry and conversation as we reflect on the 15 years that have passed since the 2001 attacks. A special presentation of Galway Kinnell’s poem, “When the Towers Fell,” by juniors and seniors from Stuyvesant High School, will be followed by curated readings and a conversation with Alice Quinn, the executive director of Poetry Society of America. Attendees are invited to view the Museum’s special exhibition, “Rendering the Unthinkable: Artists Respond to 9/11,” from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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5/16/2017 7:00 PM
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Terror and Memory in Norway: The July 22 Attacks

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
On July 22, 2011, 77 Norwegians, most of them teenagers, were murdered by a single terrorist in Oslo and on nearby Utøya island. Historian Tor Einar Fagerland and architect Atle Aas discuss the work of creating two memorial sites that commemorate this national tragedy.

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5/24/2017 7:00 PM
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From the Civil War to 9/11: America Confronts Mass Death

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust chronicled the impact of mass death on American society in her national bestselling book “This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War.” Faust, a historian, traces this change through later wars and reflects on how this history shaped the American response to 9/11.

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6/7/2017 7:00 PM
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