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  9-11 in Photos
  WTC: 1973-2001
  Memorable Letters
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  Exclusive Survey
  1 Year in Photos
    The Families' Fight
    4 Widows' Stories
    Giuliani's Year
    Awful Numbers
  Events & Tributes
    Sept. 11, 2002
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    The Finalists: 9 Plans
    7 Eminent Architects
  Your WTC Proposals
  6 Initial Proposals
   
   
   
 
 
 
 
PATRIOTISM & POLITICS
 
9/11 unleashed a torrent of patriotic sentiment. Some Americans were comforted and inspired. Others found it inappropriate. Where do you stand? Response Ratio
I'm prouder than ever to be an American 53%
No effect 29%
If I hear "God Bless America" one more time... 18%
TOTAL 100%
  
 

Just after September 11, 46% of respondents had a favorable opinion of President Bush, while 30% had a poor opinion of him. Today, 23% of respondents are in favor of the president, while 55% think poorly of him.
 
 
Are you concerned that government efforts to prevent terrorism may jeopardize Americans' civil liberties? Response Ratio
No, not at all 34%
A bit concerned 36%
Significantly concerned 17%
Deeply troubled 13%
TOTAL 100%