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Wounded U.S. Service Members Take in 9/11 Memorial

From left to right, 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels presents the "Survivor Tree" to former NFL players Chad Lewis and Tedy Bruschi. From left to right, 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels presents the "Survivor Tree" to former NFL players Chad Lewis and Tedy Bruschi.

Injured U.S. service members and former NFL players Tedy Bruschi and Chad Lewis tour 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Video: 9/11 Memorial Pres Talks Osama's Killing, Obama's Visit, WTC Construction Progress

CBS' Chris Wragge speaks with 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels about the upcoming 10th anniversary of the attacks.  Read more »

Video: Names of 9/11 Heroes, Victims are Forever Etched in Bronze

9/11 Memorial Architect Michael Arad and 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels detail Sept. 11 victims' names arrangment.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Board Members De Niro, Rosenthal Keep Tribeca Film Festival Thriving

The iconic Tribeca Film Festival starts today.  Read more »

Official Sept. 11 Medal Available Soon, Sign Up Now For More Info (Update X2)

 Tonight, 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels will be part of a Fox News Channel report about the official 9/11 Medal.  The U.S. Mint will strike 2 million silver medals to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a portion of the proceeds going to support operations of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center.  The medal will be available in late summer.  Click  Read more »

9/11 Memorial President: 'Rebirth' film speaks passionately to survival, rebuilding

‘Rebirth’ premiered Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The documentary chronicles the lives of five individuals who suffered a loss and were deeply affected by the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Now, for the first time, the world can see what the 9/11 Memorial staff has known for quite some time - that the talented efforts of the Project Rebirth  Read more »

Audio: 9/11 hijackers part of historic narrative, not focus of Memorial Museum (Updated)

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels in an interview this morning on WOR newstalk radio detailed progress on the memorial and plans for the Sept. 11 opening later this year.  Daniels also spoke to WOR host John Gambling  on reasons for including the Sept. 11 hijackers in the 9/11 Memorial Museum, making it clear that the terrorists' sole purpose would be to provide historical context. Here's a portion of the exchange between Daniels and Gambling. Click  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 »

'Survivor Tree' That Withstood 9/11 Attacks Returns to WTC to Grow on Memorial Plaza (Update X3)

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels, Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Executive Director Chris Ward today planted the “survivor tree,” marking its homecoming to the World Trade Center site. Bloomberg, who is Chairman of the 9/11 Memorial, also announced the completion of structural steel for the 9/11 Memorial Museum Pavilion.9/11 survivors Keating Crown, Tom Canavan and Ret. FDNY Lt. Mickey Kross also attended the planting of the Survivor Tree.  Read more »

Final Round to vote for $200K for 9/11 Memorial

The final round for voting has arrived, and we need your help more than ever.In order to realize the 9/11 Memorial's mission to honor and remember the victims of 9/11 and the 1993 attacks, we are asking you to help us secure $200,000 from the American Express Members Project.Voting is easy:  Read more »