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That endnote is the scariest thing in the mini-series. Maybe 9/11 improved the American spirit, maybe it didn't--that's an interesting parlor game. Most of us, I suspect, would prefer that it simply had improved the American defense against mass murder. Inspiration and uplift from 9/11 films are all well and good. But it will be no comfort, if we are hit again, to know that we have seen that movie before.