Dissecting al Qaeda in 9/11, today and Tomorrow speakers series

Dissecting al Qaeda in 9/11, today and Tomorrow speakers series

Tonight at 6:30 p.m., counterterrorism expert Bill Braniff will explain the deadly inner-workings al Qaeda as part of the 9/11, Today and Tomorrow speakers series at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St., in Manhattan.

On June 23, Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times reporter David Rohde (pronounced Road) will headline a lecture on the Taliban. Rohde escaped the Taliban after being held captive from November 2008 to June 2009. RSVP now for next month's event.

Both discussions can be viewed in HD online for free thanks to WNET.ORG’s THIRTEEN Forum. The events will also be available for download through Apple’s iTunes. Braniff's discussion

will be available for viewing on May 26, while Rohde's talk will available June 30.

Don’t miss the next event in this enlightening speakers series. RSVP now for the May 19 lecture featuring a counterterrorism official who’ll detail the deadly inner-workings of al Qaeda. On June 23, Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times reporter David Rohde (pronounced Road) will headline a lecture on the Taliban. Rohde escaped the Taliban after being held captive from November 2008 to June 2009.

Due to limited space, it’s highly recommended that you RSVP online at national911memorial.org/rsvp. A suggested donation of $10 per person will help support ongoing programming. Again, this event and others in the series can be viewed at thirteen.org/forum.

By Michael Frazier, Sr. Communications Manager for the 9/11 Memorial