9/11 speakers series

Volunteerism since 9/11, RSVP now for latest lecture

 The "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speaker series has returned  for another installment at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. (Between Church Street and Broadway).  Read more »

Watch Pulitzer Prize-winning NYT reporter discuss Taliban capture

In case you missed it, here's a video of two-time Pulitzer prize winner David Rohde, who discussed his capture before a crowd at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. His story was part of the "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speakers series.  Read more »

Counterterrorism Expert Bill Braniff Presents "Understanding Al-Qaeda": Watch Now (Updated)

Learn about Al-Qaeda's history and ideology from counterterrorism expert Bill Braniff, the director of external education at West Point's Combating Terrorism Center.  Braniff offered an insightful and engaging  lecture on May 19 as part of the 9/11, Today and Tomorrow speakers series at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St.Braniff's lecture is now available online through    Read more »

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.  Read more »

View panel discussion on 9/11 Terror Trials online

If you missed the discussion between a panel of legal and security experts on the pending 9/11 terror trials, view it on The MEMO blog in HD.The video of this unique experience is brought to you by WNET.ORG's THIRTEEN Forum, which is providing this panel discussion and others on various topics for free online. The terror trial lecture will also be available for download through Apple’s iTunesThe three-person panel was part of the  Read more »

countering terrorism: knowledge and awareness is needed to combat persistent threats (Updated x1)

Thanks to alert street vendors and the New York Police Department, Times Square was saved from a car bomb attack on Saturday night.  Update: Fox 5's Good Day New York co-host Greg Kelly interviews one of the vendors who tipped off police officers. (Full disclosure: Greg Kelly is the son of New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.)  Read more »