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Examines the World Trade Center as an American icon, describing the conception, design, and construction of the Twin Towers and relating the activities that took place there during a normal twenty-four-hour day.
A collection of color photographs taken by members of the New York City Police Department in the wake of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, including images captured immediately after the first plane hit, as well as the only aerial views of the ruins, and early rescue efforts.
In Who They Were, Dr. Robert C. Shaler, the man who directed the largest and most ground-breaking forensic DNA investigation in U.S. history, tells with poignant clarity and refreshing honesty the story behind the relentless effort to identify the 2,749 victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center.
Findings, recommendations, and next steps: hearing before the Committee on Science, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, October 26, 2005. Also available via Internet from the GPO Access web site.
The Twin Towers of the World Trade Center were designed to be impervious to an attack by airplane. But the events of September 11 revealed a horrific flaw in the plans. Find out how and why the two towers, once thought to be indestructible, were reduced to rubble. CGI Graphics and eye-witness accounts unravel the split-second events of the 11th of September in visual detail, explaining the answers to the questions that haunt the American public.
After the 9/11 attacks scarred the cityscape, architects began to rethink the priorities involved in dramatically vertical building design. This episode profiles 7 World Trade Center, the first building to be constructed on Ground Zero.
Within minutes of the first explosion at the World Trade Center, CameraPlanet's video journalists hit the streets and began shooting extraordinary videos of the tragedy, as seen through the eyes of people who were literally at "Ground Zero."