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18 Years Later: 9/11 Memorial Remembers Six Killed in 1993 WTC Bombing

Above: A woman is helped by two NYPD officers after the Feb. 26, 1993, World Trade Center blast in which six people were killed, thousands injured. (9/11 Memorial Museum photo) Over the next three days, the NationalSeptember 11 Memorial & Museum will commemorate the anniversary of the Feb. 26, 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center with stories from that tragic day. Help pay tribute to the six individuals killed with your comments, memories and reflections. This is the final story in the series.Today we remember the first attack  Read more »

Mission Complete: H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 Returns to US After Building Clinic in Haiti (Update X3)

Members of H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 have returned to the United States after traveling to Haiti, where they built a health clinic for the Love A Child Orphanage. The nonprofit disaster relief organization built the "fully functioning health clinic in just six days."  The 12-member team was in the country from Feb. 13 through Feb. 19.Updated: See more pictures on the Love A Child blog  Read more »

18 Years Later: Reflections of the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing

Over the next three days, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum will commemorate the anniversary of the Feb. 26, 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center with stories from that tragic day. Help pay tribute to the six individuals killed with your comments, memories and reflections. At a quarter  Read more »

Explore Never-Before-Seen Content on Interactive Sept. 11 Timeline (UPDATE X6)

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum launches a Web-based interactive 9/11 timeline that creates a unique multimedia landscape using images, audio and video to chronicle the events of the day. Explore the timeline now at timeline.national911memorial.org."The  9/11 timeline  Read more »

Editor of 9/11-inspired 'New York Says Thank You' Film Doc Reflects on Tough Creative Decisions

It has been my honor and privilege to become a part of this story of the American spirit. There has been no other event in my career to which I have been so profoundly and personally attached as I have to the “New York Says Thank You” documentary film. Through the hundreds of hours of footage and nine months of editing that it has taken to bring this film to life, Scott (Rettberg  Read more »

Video: Fox News Reports on Sept. 11 Audio Tour of Ground Zero

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comSee FOX News anchor Shepard Smith report about the latest partnership between the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and Broadcastr, a new social-media platform for location-based audio. Selections from the memorial museum’s permanent archive of oral history and recorded remembrances will be regularly updated and available on the site’s ever-growing network.  Read more »

Dispatch from Haiti: H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 Helping to Build Clinic, Homes

Above: Members of H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 help build a structure in Haiti. (Courtesy photo)  A  H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 team has arrived in Fond Parisien, Haiti, where they are taking part in helping to rebuild the country devastated by an earthquake in January 2010.   Read more »

Explore 9/11: NYU Professor discusses the relationship between memory and history

 Edward Berenson is a professor of history and director of the Institute of French Studies at New York University. Berenson, who co-directs a French-American research center at NYU in partnership with the French National Center for Scientific Research, is a partner on a three-year study with the National September 11 Memorial & Museum researching memory and memorialization. He has edited or written seven books on British, French, and American political and cultural history in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Read more »

VIDEO: FOX News Takes on Phony Coins, Sign Up Now For the Official 9/11 Medal

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comSee 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels promote the official 9/11 Medal in  Fox News’ latest Rise of Freedom piece.  The U.S. Mint will strike 2 million silver medals to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a portion of the proceeds going to support operations of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center.The medal will be available in late summer.  Click  Read more »

Interactive 'Lady Liberty' a Web Pick of the Week, deems Communications Arts

The 9/11 Memorial Museum’s interactive Lady Liberty, an educational tool and a piece of Sept. 11 history, has been recognized as the "webpick of the week" by Communications Arts, which is touted as the premier showcase of the current best in “design, advertising, illustration, photography and interactive media.”Lady Liberty was developed for the memorial museum by California-based Archetype  Read more »