September 11 Museum
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
On a tour of the 9/11 Memorial Museum with Morning Edition host Soterios Johnson, art and architecture critics say its meaning will be created by the public, now that the doors are open.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Steve Hindy of the Brooklyn Brewery talks about how micro-brews turned into big business. New York State Education Commissioner John King talks about inequality and the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Ed. We’ll hear about coding in the classroom; the conflicting emotions in the 9/11 museum; and take your calls on who spoke at your commencement address.
Thursday, November 08, 2012
The September 11th Museum says some of the large artifacts already placed in its subterranean, uncompleted facility at the World Trade Center have been exposed to flood waters.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Just 13 hours before the commemoration of the September 11th attacks was to begin, Mayor Bloomberg and the governors of New York and New Jersey announced they had resolved their disagreement over who owed whom what for building of the museum on the World Trade Center site.
The authority owns the site and is managing construction of the museum for a private foundation. In December, it stopped work because it said it was owed tens of millions of dollars on the project. This agreement will restart the project -- but it won't help the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey recoup all of its losses. But, says WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly, it outlines steps to prevent even deeper losses in the future.
Listen to WNYC's conversation about the 9/11 memorial and the Port Authority below.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
For his bravery on 9/11, first-responder Mohammad Salman Hamdani was cited in the Patriot Act as an example of Muslim-American valor. After the body of the 23-year-old police cadet was found in the wreckage of the north tower, the New York City Police Department declared him a hero and buried him with full honors. But visitors to the September 11th Memorial in lower Manhattan will not find his name among the list of first-responders. Instead, Hamdani's name appears in a section of the memorial for people who only had a lose connection to the tragic events of that day.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Several relatives of the victims of the September 11 attacks went to court Wednesday to get access to a New York City-maintained list of next of kin for all those killed in the attacks.