Twenty years on we can see that 9/11 was a transformative day in world affairs. At the time, disoriented political leaders wondered just how significant it was going to be. Now we know. The irony is that the countermeasures put in train by those who best understood the moment then, have resulted in the direct opposite of what they intended to achieve.
In The Race Meeting, Sir John Everett Millais presents a poignant story of an undisciplined crowd at the Epsom Derby.