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Annual 9/11 Ceremony Carries on with Subtle Differences

Thursday, September 11, 2014

It's the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and many are making their annual journey to Ground Zero — but this year's commemoration is a little different.

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WNYC News

9/11 Museum Film Sparks Concerns Over Reference to Islam, Terrorists

Thursday, April 24, 2014

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Groups who were asked to screen the documentary said the film makes no distinction between the Islamic extremists who committed the September 11th attacks and the Islamic faith.

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9/11 Museum Delays Will End with Spring Opening

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

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As another new office tower opens at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan, its would-be neighbor, the National September 11th Museum, is still facing delays.

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WNYC News

WTC Site Floods, But Officials Say Buildings Will Be Hurricane-Proof

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Millions of gallons of water streamed into the World Trade Center site during Sandy, cascading through the PATH terminal and down ramps used for construction vehicles. But officials say the prognosis for flooding, and any other hurricane damage, should be much better once the 16-acre redevelopment is complete.

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What the 9/11 Memorial Says About Us: A Walking Tour of the Site

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Since it opened on September 11 of last year, more than 4.5 million visitors have entered the National 9/11 Memorial to observe the reflecting pools in the footprint of the World Trade Center. But what does the memorial say about us?

 

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Officials Reach Agreement on 9/11 Memorial Museum

Monday, September 10, 2012

An agreement that paves the way for the completion of the Sept. 11 museum at ground zero has been reached a day before the 11th anniversary of the terror attacks.

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Features

9/11 Anniversary Will Mark Rise of New Buildings, But No Museum

Monday, September 10, 2012

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Some family members of the victims of the September 11 attacks are angry that The National September 11 Memorial Museum will not have its planned opening on Tuesday, the 11th anniversary of the attacks. Construction of the building has been halted since last December, when a multi-million dollar dispute broke out between the museum and the Port Authority, the site's owner.

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WNYC News

Construction Mishap at World Trade Center Site

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Days after a final steel beam was put in place at 4 World Trade Center, a construction accident occurred when a crane broke some windows of the building.

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Bloomberg Supports Federal Funds for 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Monday, June 18, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday said he supports National Park involvement at the September 11 Memorial and Museum.

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Features

Both Sides Say Deal is Near on Stalled 9/11 Museum

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Port Authority Chairman Patrick Foye are both saying they're close to an agreement in the dispute that has stalled the construction of the 9/11 museum at the World Trade Center site.

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WNYC News

Look | One World Trade Center Gets City’s 'Tallest' Honor

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

WNYC began visiting the World Trade Center site in April 2010 and has continued to document the construction of One World Trade Center, the 9/11 Memorial the transportation hub, as well as the people working on the site.

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Families Oppose 9/11 Remains at Memorial Museum

Sunday, March 04, 2012

Families of Sept. 11 victims on Sunday called for congressional hearings to establish federal protocols on how to handle human remains after disasters like the terror acts that took thousands of lives in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.

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9/11 Memorial Crowds Changing a Downtown Neighborhood

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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Crowds have been gathering at the corner of Greenwich and Albany Streets since the September 11 Memorial opened to the public on Monday. Until this week, the corner was a relatively obscure spot that saw but a fraction of the people who regularly crowd nearby Broadway and Church streets.

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Radio Rookies

Freedom Walk

Friday, September 02, 2011

Even though he had no personal connection to 9/11, Joey Rizzolo decided to initiate a Freedom Walk to help residents of his town, Paramus, NJ, remember and honor the victims of 9/11.

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Decade 9/11 Conversation: Radio Rookies and Clifford Chanin

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Part four of our Decade 9/11 series of conversations: WNYC Radio Rookies Brendan Illis and Norhan Basuni and 9/11 Memorial Museum director Clifford Chanin talk about the collaboration between the museum and Radio Rookies and how young New Yorkers have lived the decade since September 11th.

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Features

Visitors to Make Online Reservations to See 9/11 Memorial

Monday, June 13, 2011

In July, members of the public will be able to reserve spots online to see the memorial honoring victims of the 9/11 and the 1993 trade center attacks.

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WNYC News

Look | World Trade Center in June

Monday, June 13, 2011

WNYC began visiting the World Trade Center site in April 2010 and continues to document the construction of One World Trade Center, the 9/11 Memorial, the transportation hub and the people working on the site.

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9/11 Memorial Pools Get Test Run

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The north pool of the 9/11 Memorial got its first test on Tuesday. The taps were turned on, creating cascading waterfalls over the 30-foot high granite walls. The pools are called "Reflecting Absence" and are the work of Michael Arad.

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WNYC News

9/11 Families Mourn As Park51 Controversy Continues

Saturday, September 11, 2010

The air was crisp and the mood was solemn as family members gathered at a site near Ground Zero for New York City’s ninth September 11th commemoration ceremony at Zuccotti Park. Many wore white ribbons and carried pictures of their loved ones as family members and those working to rebuild the World Trade Center site read the names of almost 3,000 people who died there that day.

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Families of 9/11 Victims Celebrate Lives While Commemorating Loss

Saturday, September 11, 2010

On this ninth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, many family members of the victims are attending the annual reading of the names at the World Trade Center site today. For some, this mass gathering provides a source of comfort and support. But there are those who find other ways of commemorating their loved ones.

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