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A perfect pitch for the 9/11 Memorial

If you squint, you can make out 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels (left) in the jumbotron above New York Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.  Joe, who's a big Yankee fan, is standing next to Chuck Imhof, the vice president of New York sales for Delta. The airline  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Mission: Preserving the history of 9/11

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels was prompted to reach out to 9/11 Memorial supporters and attack victims' families after Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gave a politically-driven speech about the 2001 terrorist attacks at the U.N. General Assembly yesterday in Manhattan. Ahmadinejad's calculated and incediary remarks  caused U.S. officials to abrutly walk out.  Read more »

the lens: viewing the 9/11 memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. Skyward:  Read more »

Audio: Teachers recall evacuating children from public elementary school on 9/11

Listen to a group of teachers and administrators recall their experiences evacuating school children from their classrooms at PS 234, a public elementary school located a few blocks from the World Trade Center site in the downtown Manhattan neighborhood of Tribeca. Listen >>By 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

the Lens: viewing the 9/11 memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. /em>Sun shines through steel:  Read more »

the lens: viewing the 9/11 memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. /em>Up all night:  Read more »

MAYOR BLOOMBERG SPEAKS AT U.S. CAPITOL SEPTEMBER 11TH REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

 New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who serves as the board chair of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, delivered the following remarks on the steps of the U.S. Capitol yesterday as part of a September 11th Remembrance Ceremony:  Read more »

The 9/11 Memorial needs your help, your vote for $200,000 in crucial funding

 We’ve been getting the word out that the 9/11 Memorial has been selected as a candidate to win $200,000 through Members Project from American Express and TakePart. You’ve probably seen our e-mails about this effort, and if you’ve been taking the time to vote for us each week, thank you so very much.  Read more »

New Yorkers recognize 9/11 response by Helping Arkansas Tornado Survivors Rebuild

 A volunteer organization born out of the 9/11 is helping to coordinate one of the largest volunteer service events in Arkansas. Earlier this month, The New York Says Thank You Foundation worked jointly with the Polk County Arkansas Long Term Recovery Committee and the Polk County 4-H Foundation to bring hundreds of volunteers from New York City and across the country to help rebuild Mena, Ark.    Read more »

Video: A time-lapse video shows the frenetic pace of 9/11 Memorial, WTC construction

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