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Brian Jenkins on Terrorism

It was 10 years ago that terrorists brought down the twin towers of the World Trade Center and killed and wounded many others in coordinated attacks on the United States. With the anniversary approaching, we will be bringing you a special series of SoCal Rewind posts taking us back to that grim date, September 11, 2001, and also revisiting the many conflicts and issues that rippled out from it — two wars, the tug-of-war between increased security and the right to privacy, ethnic and religious tensions here at home.

For the first post, we bring you an interview with renowned terrorism expert Brian Jenkins from 2006, exactly five years after the original attacks. Val Zavala conducted the interview for Life & Times.

SoCal Rewind is an on-going series bringing you past reports on the issues of today. By drawing on KCET's extensive archive of Southern California news, culture and public affairs, we seek to inform current events by providing a little historical perspective, and maybe answer the question: Is there anything new under the SoCal sun?

 

 

 

 

 

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Access Denied

An investigation reveals how the state and many cities have let developers get away for decades with not paying their fair share when they replace affordable lodging with luxury hotels up and down California’s coast.

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Under Pressure

Parents are willing to spend thousands to get the competitive edge in the college admissions process, but at what cost? Socal Connected takes a revealing look at the high stakes world of the for-profit education consultant business.

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Students featured in the #decisionday section were replaced with new photos.

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