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The Quicky

20 Years Since The Planes Hit, Yet We're Still Feeling 9/11


Twenty years ago, a group of 19 terrorists hijacked four commercial flights in the United States and crashed them into prominent sites including the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon, sparking the War on Terror which has claimed at least 900,000 lives.

Two decades on, life remains changed forever, for everyone.

The Quicky speaks to an Australian woman who worked in a New York City hospital that day helping the injured, and a prominent anti-racism advocate about why none of our lives have been, or will ever be the same again.


Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Jacob Round


Liz - Worked in a New York City hospital on 9/11 and helped to take care of the injured

Dr Randa Abdel-Fattah - Palestinian and anti-racism advocate, postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Sociology at Macquarie University, co-editor of the anthology Arab, Australian, Other, and multi-award-winning author of 11 books, including Coming of Age in the War on Terror

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Episode 629

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