The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By EVAN BARRETT
Butte Native, Producer 

Guest Opinion: Some 9/11 Toxic Leftovers

 

September 8, 2021



September 11, 2001 was one of those days, like November 22, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Most Americans alive in 1963 can remember the exact moment they heard that JFK had been shot. It is seared into their memories. So, too, with 9/11. We mostly saw it rather than heard it. But, no one in America will ever forget the images.

It is said that on November 22, 1963, America lost its innocence. As we cruised through the post WWII period, even with Soviet competition, we believed America always stood for what was right and could accomplish anything. Our innocence...



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