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Reminiscences of Talat G. Hamdani : oral history, 2005.

Creator: Hamdani, Talat G., 1954-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 76 pages sound recording 1 audio disc (72 min.) : digital ; 3 in. sound recordings 2 DVDs (116 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Background: childhood in Karachi, Pakistan, political changes in Pakistan, gender discrimination during childhood; education: B.A. English literature, M.A. English, coursework at New York University; immigration to U.S. 1979; career: public school teacher in Brooklyn; 9/11: at work, son's disappearance; post-9/11: search for missing son, authorities' suspicion of son's involvement in 9/11 plot, communication with federal authorities, confirmation of son's death and subsequent funeral, psychological ramifications; thoughts on Islam and terrorism, anti-Muslim bias.


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