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9/11 Hearings: 'I was reminded of the profound contempt' KSM held for the U.S.

The U.S. Department of Defense last week arranged for 9/11 victims’ families, first responders and others to view a live feed of the Sept. 11 trial at Fort Hamilton Army Base in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. 9/11 Memorial Museum staff also observed the hearings.  Read more »

A 9/11 Hearing Moves Forward

The U.S. Department of Defense last week arranged for 9/11 victims’ families, first responders and others to view a live feed of the Sept. 11 trial at Fort Hamilton Army Base in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. 9/11 Memorial Museum staff also observed the hearings.  Read more »

Dispatches on the 9/11 Hearings

The U.S. Department of Defense last week arranged for 9/11 victims’ families, first responders and others to view a live feed of the Sept. 11 trial at Fort Hamilton Army Base in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. 9/11 Memorial Museum staff also observed the hearings.    Read more »

Answering the Call to Remember

A view of the interactive tables planned for the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s In Memoriam exhibition (Materials courtesy of the Acquaviva family) A view of the interactive tables planned for the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s In Memoriam exhibition (Materials courtesy of the Acquaviva family)

Museum continues to seek recorded remembrances from loved ones of the men, women and children killed on 9/11.  Read more »

Danish PM Donates Country’s WTC Flag

Top: International flags hung from the mezzanines of the World Trade Center (9/11 Museum collection photograph).  Bottom: Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt (R) presents her nation’s flag to 9/11 Memorial Museum chief curator Jan Ramirez (L) (Photo by Michael Frazier). Top: International flags hung from the mezzanines of the World Trade Center (9/11 Museum collection photograph). Bottom: Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt (R) presents her nation’s flag to 9/11 Memorial Museum chief curator Jan Ramirez (L) (Photo by Michael Frazier).

Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt visited the 9/11 Memorial to donate her nation's flag, which was in storage at the World Trade Center on 9/11.  Read more »

'9/11 Decisions' Videos Featured in Museum

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is seen in the video series "9/11 Decisions". Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is seen in the video series "9/11 Decisions".

A film series produced for the 9/11 Memorial Museum features interviews with decision-makers who faced difficult choices during and after the 2001 attacks.  Read more »

William Feehan: Remembering a Firefighter who Held Every Rank

(Courtesy photo/Gift of the Feehan Family) (Courtesy photo/Gift of the Feehan Family)

William Feehan was the oldest first responder to die on 9/11. The FDNY veteran held every rank within the department.  Read more »

'9/11 Decisions' Interview Series

President Bush is interviewed by Clifford Chanin for inclusion in orginal films for the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Courtesy photo) President Bush is interviewed by Clifford Chanin for inclusion in orginal films for the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Courtesy photo)

Excerpts from an interview series will be feature in daily programming inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

(Amy Dreher photo) (Amy Dreher photo)

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial  Read more »

Memorial Marks First Year of Operation, Museum Construction is Moving Forward

(Amy Dreher photo) (Amy Dreher photo)

The National September 11 Memorial marks its first year of operation at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.    Read more »