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TWIN TOWERS/ Anger and Sadness from a Survivor's Wife As 9/11 Anniversary Approaches

Allison Salerno

9/11/2013

ALLISON SALERNO, whose husband survived the attack on Tower One, describes how every anniversary she and her family relive the shock of the attack and how this memory is still searing

The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 carried out by al Qaeda under Osama bin Laden led to the deaths of almost 3000 people. The day began with two hijacked planes flying into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center at 8:46 am and at 9:03. Within two hours, the buildings had collapsed. Shortly after, the Pentagon was hit and the fourth plane crash-landed in a field after passengers attempted to fight off the terrorists. This attack sparked the War on Terror, still going on today.

9/12/2012

PHOTO/ Ground Zero through the years

Editors

Ground zero, the site of the September 11 attacks has progressed considerable since the rubble of 2001. See the photos of the new building, 1 World Trade Center.

5/10/2012

9-11 TRIALS/ Between national security and human rights

INT. Jimmy Gurulé

Expert on criminal law JIMMY GURULÉ discusses the trial of Khalid Sheik Mohammed and the various issues surrounding it, including the procedures of the military court and the use of torture.

9/14/2011

SEPTEMBER 11/ “Be still and know that I am God”

Lorenzo Albacete

Lorenzo Albacete comments on the ceremonies commemorating the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, and on the President’s reading of Psalm 45 (46).

9/13/2011

VIDEO/ September 11 Memorial: Obama reads from Psalms

Editors

At the memorial commemorating the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama read Psalm 45. Watch the video here.

9/12/2011

SEPTEMBER 11/ We are less free than we were

INT. Vittorio Emanuele Parsi

Vittorio Emanuele Parsi on the years following September 11, the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya and the loss of some freedoms for Americans and Europeans.

9/11/2011

SEPTEMBER 11/ A Survivor's Story: Life after 9/11 Comes with Obligations

Editors

Why did I survive when nearly 3,000 innocent people lost their lives that day? If I was, in fact, given a new life, it comes with at least two obligations. Survivor Greg Trevor on 9/11.

9/11/2011

SEPTEMBER 11/ Naming the Demon

Dino D'Agata

Dino D’Agata describes his experience hearing about the attacks on September 11, the fear and confusion it created, and then the sniper in DC, unnamed fears that lurked in the dark.

9/10/2011

PHOTO/ Ten Years after the September 11 attacks

Editors

Almost 3,000 people died in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 in the Twin Towers, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field. Photo gallery to remember the day, ten years later.

9/10/2011

SEPTEMBER 11/ McGurn (Wall Street Journal): What we have that no attacks can destroy

INT. William McGurn

September 11 and its aftermath, including US religious tolerance and foreign policy, seen by Wall Street Journal writer and communications expert William McGurn.

9/12/2010

TWIN TOWERS/ Four Historical Lessons, Nine Years after 9/11

Gil Troy

As still-grieving relatives light their memorial candles, as good people throughout the world mourn the senseless slaughter, it is worth reframing 9/11. It was not a spectacular day of terrorism. ...

9/12/2010

SEPTEMBER 11/ What is happening in Obama's America?

Marco Bardazzi

History cannot be rewritten with an "if", but what would America and the world be like today if, in the chaotic election recount in Florida in late 2000, Al Gore had won? How would President Gore ...

9/11/2010

U.S. / Memories of 9/11

Webster Bull

Confusion, panic, a huge tragedy and yet moments of grace. A recollection of that day, its aftermath, and another way of judging that event  

9/11/2009

UNITED STATES/ September 11: a Day of Service and Remembrance

Sharon Mollerus

The eighth anniversary of the tragedy of 9/11 has become a Day of Service and Remembrance to recall the solidarity shown in the wake of that tragedy, and a Day of Prayer to bring to the world a ...