9/11

Remembering 9/11 Hero Flight Attendant Betty Ong

Birthday rose in Betty Ong's name at the 9/11 Memorial. Birthday rose in Betty Ong's name at the 9/11 Memorial.

On the morning of 9/11, flight attendant Betty Ong called American Airlines and reported, "I think we are getting hijacked."  Read more »

9/11 Artifacts Donated to New Homes

Crews load PATH train car No. 143 onto a flatbed trailer outside Hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Photo by Lenis Rodrigues. Crews load PATH train car No. 143 onto a flatbed trailer outside Hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Photo by Lenis Rodrigues.

A pair of 9/11 artifacts have been moved to a permanent home after being stored for more than a decade at an aircraft hangar.  Read more »

Bible Represents Compassion of First Responders After Attacks

Police Officer’s Bible presented to the 9/11 Museum by Oklahoma City Police Department Chief Chaplain Jack Poe (Gift of Jack Poe). Police Officer’s Bible presented to the 9/11 Museum by Oklahoma City Police Department Chief Chaplain Jack Poe (Gift of Jack Poe).

A bible donated to the 9/11 Memorial Museum symbolizes the bonds of grief, compassion, hope and resilience shared by responders and survivors of terrorist attacks in both Oklahoma City and NYC.  Read more »

A Guide to Honoring 9/11 in Your Community

(Photo: Amy Dreher) (Photo: Amy Dreher)

There are many ways to honor 9/11 around your community and across the nation, including volunteer projects, moments of silence, 5K memorial runs and stair climbs.  Read more »

Kansas City Welcomes 9/11 Relic

Architectural rendering of Overland Park’s 9/11 memorial in Kansas City, Kan. (Photo courtesy of AFS Architecture) Architectural rendering of Overland Park’s 9/11 memorial in Kansas City, Kan. (Photo courtesy of AFS Architecture)

For Kansas City, Kan., memorial, a significant milestone is reached.   Read more »

Stair Climb Honors Fallen Firefighters

Past climb participant rings silver fire bell in honor of a fallen firefighter (Photo courtesy of the 9/11 Stair Climb Committee) Past climb participant rings silver fire bell in honor of a fallen firefighter (Photo courtesy of the 9/11 Stair Climb Committee)

A Wisconsin community pays tribute to fallen 9/11 firefighters.  Read more »

RSVP Now: Public Event Explores 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

RSVP now for tonight's speakers series event: "9/11 Conspiracy Theories: Why They Exist and What Role They Play in Society" at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St.  Read more »

Video: Ex-Radical Now Fighting Extremism

Quillium Foundation co-founder Maajid Nawaz spoke as part of the 9/11 Memorial's "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speakers series.   Read more »

New social network Broadcastr shares audio from the 9/11 Memorial Museum's permanent archive

 The 9/11 Memorial has just recently announced a featured partnership with Broadcastr, a new social-media platform for location-based audio. Selections from the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s permanent archive of oral history and remembrances will be regularly updated and available on the site’s growing network.  Read more »

911 Documentary Film, Project Rebirth, Debuts at Sundance

After $9.5 million in donations, eight years of filming, and countless hours of interviews, Project Rebirth will debut on Jan. 21 at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. The Battery Broadsheet reports that the feature length film, “Rebirth,” is ready to begin its “long term mission of educating people about grief and trauma through a real-life historical record.”  Read more »