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One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

Jocelyn J. Evans

Abstract

Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, America's political institutions underwent radical changes as they adapted to comprehensive security reforms. While the media exhaustively covered new security protocols in the executive office, little attention was paid to other federal agencies and branches that overhauled their systems to accommodate heightened security requirements. As a congressional fellow living in Washington, the author of this book was an eyewitness to the institutional culture of Capitol Hill before and after the 9/11 terrorist attacks as well as during the subsequent anthrax ... More

Keywords: 9/11, terrorist attack, Washington, media, Congress, policy shifts, democracy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813125886
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jocelyn J. Evans, author