Vintage Voice!

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

Twenty-two years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, we sift through the reflections of Voice writers from the years following those events.

Twin towers keychain, anyone?  Travelling to NYC less than two years after the 9/11 attacks, Sara Kinninmont has mixed feelings about visiting the site of Ground Zero.  “All these images swarmed through my mind, yet as I stared down into the huge hole in front of me, it all seemed unfathomable. How could those horrible things have happened here?”  A Hole in the Heart, September 3, 2003.

Taking liberties.  Mandy Gardner reports on the sweeping government powers introduced after terrorist attacks in New York and London.  “Just weeks after the discovery that U.S. President George W. Bush was tapping phones in the wake of 9/11, it is revealed that British Prime Minister Tony Blair wants to do the same thing. ”  International News Desk – Big Brother is Watching, January 20, 2006.

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