911 Video – Remembering What We Saw
This home video of the 9/11 terror attack on the World Trade Center was filmed from a 36th floor apartment very close to the North Tower. It’s a view of 911 that you may not have seen and one that you should.
September 11: Portraits of Grief
Three days after the September 11 attacks, reporters at The New York Times, armed with stacks of the homemade missing-persons fliers that were papering the city, began dialing the numbers on the fliers, interviewing friends and relatives of the missing and writing brief portraits, or sketches, of their lives.
Aces Mark racing for NHL’s 9-11 victims
A portion of the hockey world will mark the anniversary of 9-11 by turning its eyes to an unlikely place — a racetrack. They will be focused on Aces Mark, a six-year-old gelding who is scheduled to run in Saturday’s eighth race at Belmont Park. The horse was purchased by a large group of investors from around the NHL and named for Los Angeles Kings scouts Ace Bailey and Mark Bavis, who were killed in the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center.
Iconic Sept. 11 Photos (*warning: graphic images)
This is a collection of 19 photos from September 11, 2001.
WELCOMING REMARKS MADE AT A LITERARY READING, 9/25/01. BY JOHN HODGMAN
Every year, we wonder what might be appropriate on this day, and we can never think of anything more appropriate than this piece, which Mr. Hodgman originally delivered at a literary reading shortly after September 11, 2001.
Nine years after 9/11, a photo provides some peace
New York (CNN) — Judson Box has never known exactly how his son, Gary, died on September 11, 2001. But an unexpected find nine years later has given him a glimpse into his son’s final hours.
Obama visits hallowed 9/11 ground at Pentagon
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Saturday recalled “that awful morning” nine years ago when “a sorry band of men” who perverted religion attacked the U.S. in hopes of demoralizing and dividing the country.
First lady, Laura Bush to speak at Flight 93 site
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – A moment of silence has been held in western Pennsylvania where hundreds are gathered to remember victims of Flight 93 on the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Never Forget: Remembering 9/11 for the Horror It Was
I watched the National Geographic documentary on 9/11. I wondered if there would be any PC (politically correct) parts stressing diversity, peaceful Islam, or moralizing about how we had caused the shocking attack. There was none. It was some of the most powerful television I have ever seen.
Never Forget: 911 Call From 86th Floor of World Trade Center
This is an audio tape of a call from the World Trade Center.
Blogger Remembers the Tragedy of 9/11
Heather Forsgren Weaver, a colleague of mine at American Forces Press Service, is a regular contributor to Family Matters. Heather’s been heavily involved in this blog from the start. She edits, helps write and posts content on a daily basis.
Remembering Sept. 11, 2001 We will never forget
This is a collection of news articles and stories.
9/11 Memorial Advocate Urges Unity
FORT BELVOIR, Va., Sept. 10, 2010 – As the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaches and Americans reflect on that period, they should focus on the outpouring of patriotism and community of Sept. 12 and beyond rather than the tragic events surrounding the actual attacks, the president of the Pentagon Memorial Fund said here yesterday.