Emmy Award–winning documentary filmmaker and activist Deeyah Khan.
On Thursday, May 16, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host a public program featuring Emmy Award–winning documentary filmmaker and activist Deeyah Khan, who will discuss her filmmaking and her quest to understand what draws people to extremist ideologies.Read more
Panelists discuss critical role and history of the slurry wall. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
Last week the 9/11 Memorial Museum hosted a panel discussion about the Museum’s slurry wall, a retaining wall built in the late 1960s to hold back the waters of the Hudson River. The wall is a marvel of civil engineering that remains intact as part of the Museum’s Foundation Hall and has become a symbol of endurance and human resolve.Read more
Former Boston Globe reporter Michael Zuckoff spoke to Amy Weinstein, the senior curator of oral history and vice president of collections at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Monika Graff, 9/11 Memorial.
Last week, Mitchell Zuckoff participated in a public program at the 9/11 Memorial Museum to launch his new book “Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11.”Read more
Digital photograph taken by Anthony Conti at Ground Zero depicting the remains of the 3 WTC building, Marriott Hotel. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of Anthony Conti
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Washington, D.C.–based lawyer Frank Razzano was in his room at the World Trade Center Marriott Hotel, situated between the Twin Towers. Razzano was awoken by the sound of Flight 11 striking the North Tower. Seeing fluttering papers, but not realizing the scale of the emergency, he decided to take a shower and continue getting ready for his busy day.Read more
The Last Column and slurry wall in Foundation Hall. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
On Monday, May 6, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host a panel discussion between Harriet Senie, Ken Lustbader and Peter Rinaldi about the history and cultural significance of the World Trade Center slurry wall.Read more