World Trade Center
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
The heated battle over a planned mosque and community center blocks from ground zero was carried over to a city Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing on Tuesday.
Friday, February 26, 2010
The February 26, 1993 World Trade Center bombing claimed the lives of six people and injured more than 1,000. The blast ripped a nearly 100-foot crater through several stories, burying many individuals in debris. Manhattan life came to a halt as hundreds of fire fighters and emergency vehicles rushed to the chaotic scene.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Newly released aerial photos show the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11 from an angle never seen before. You can see a slideshow of the images here.
The photos were taken from a New York Police Department helicopter by Detective Greg Semendinger. He and his pilot were ...
Monday, February 23, 2009
By Fred Mogul : Reporter, WNYC News
For an event about people made ill by exposure to the World Trade Center, you had to wonder if exposure to the blistering cold today, outside the World Trade Center might not be the healthiest undertaking, either.
New York Representatives Carol Maloney and Jerrold Nadler held a news conference in front of WTC-7, calling on the Obama administration to re-appoint Dr. John Howard as “9/11 Health Czar.” Howard was head of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, when President Bush in 2006 asked him to coordinate 9/11 the disparate screening and treatment programs. Howard was much respected by the advocacy community for pushing to expand funding and programming, even as the Bush administration largely opposed those efforts. Last summer, when Howard’s term as NIOSH head expired, he was not reappointed. He is currently working in a different division of NIOSH’s parent agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – and not taking media requests for interviews.
Friday, February 20, 2009
Friday, July 25, 2008
It had all the glamor, conspiracy, and danger of a classic heist movie, but it was real –- and the hero was wearing slippers. Philippe Petit’s unauthorized walk on a high wire between the World Trade Center towers transfixed the world in 1974, and it’s now the ...
Saturday, March 20, 2004
Kurt Andersen walks the streets of Lower Manhattan with Marilyn Taylor. She is the chairman of the architecture firm of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill — and heads its urban design and planning practice. Her firm is rebuilding 7 World Trade Center, one of the buildings destroyed alongside the towers. On ...
Saturday, January 11, 2003
For more than a decade, Joel Meyerowitz photographed the World Trade Center at dawn, at night, in every kind of weather and light. After the towers were gone, he started taking pictures right down in the World Trade Center site. Kurt talks with Meyerowitz about working among the ...
Saturday, March 09, 2002
For more than a decade, the photographer Joel Meyerowitz took pictures of the World Trade Center at dawn, at night, in every kind of weather and light. Then after the attack last September, after the towers were gone, he started taking pictures, not from his studio, but right down in ...
Saturday, November 17, 2001
Poet Bob Holman lives just a few blocks away from where the World Trade Center used to stand. He reads a piece he wrote about those first few weeks after the terrorist attack when, like most of America, he felt terribly afraid.