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A NYT reporter recounts escaping the taliban as part of 9/11, Today and Tomorrow speakers series

The 9/11 Memorial introduces David Rohde, a two-time Pulitzer prize winning reporter, as its fourth speaker for the “9/11, Today and Tomorrow” series at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St.Last month, a counterterrorism expert discussed the deadly inner workings of al-Qaeda.  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 »

9/11 Speakers Series provides lesson on understading a relentless enemy - al Qaeda

CBS's 60 minutes recently had a report on homegrown terrorists, American citizens like the recent "would-be Times Square bomber, who have traveled abroad for terrorist training in order to attack  America or its allies."Recruiting sympathizers is just one page in al Qaeda's war strategy. Learn about other plans and the history and ideology of the terrorist group from counterterrorism expert Bill Braniff, the director of external education at West Point's Combating Terrorism Center.  Braniff is giving a presentation  Read more »

The 9/11 Memorial Preview Site is featured in 'citybuzz'

The 9/11 Memorial Preview Site is creating a buzz.The Preview Site is featured in a video made for Citybuzz, a traveler's broadcast shown in nearly 200 hotels in New York and Chicago, convention centers and aboard commercial flights.The video highlights places to see and the things to do in New York City, including the Preview Site. At the 28-minute mark of the video, listen to 9/11 Memorial Joe Daniels describe the space as a "preview of what will be in the memorial museum."  Read more »

Panel of experts strips away some of the many layers of the pending 9/11 terror trials

A panel of legal and security experts expressed several interesting views on the pending 9/11 terror trials, including the location of the federal hearing and Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.The discussion on Wednesday was part of the 9/11, Today and Tomorrow speakers series hosted by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.  According to a news report  Read more »

Trials of terror revealed (Updated)

This evening three experts will discuss the pending 9/11 terror trials at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St. in lower Manhattan.The event, which is fully booked, is part of the 9/11, Today and Tomorrow speakers series scheduled for 6:30 p.m. If you couldn't secure a seat to hear this discussion on the terror trials, 9/11 security concerns and Sept. 11 architect Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, log on to THIRTEEN Forum  Read more »

Trials of terror and 9/11 (Updated)

A terrorism trial is heading for a New York City courtroom, but it's most likely not the trial you think.An anonymous jury is to hear a case against Syed Hashmi of Queens, who's accused of providing supplies to al Qaeda fighters, according to the New York Daily News and the a WABC broadcast report. Hashmi will be tried in Manhattan Federal Court. Update: Hashmi pleads guilty, according to an updated story by the  Read more »

RSVP now for event that explores the inner-workings of an enduring U.S. enemy: al Qaeda

Reserve your seat now for the next event in the 9/11 Today and Tomorrow speakers series.  On May 19, counterterrorism expert Bill Braniff of West Point's Combating Terrorism Center will present Understanding the Enemy: Counterterrorism and al Qaeda. All events in the series are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St. in Manhattan. A suggested donation of  Read more »

9/11 Terror Trials probed in upcoming event (Updated X2)

(Audio) Join the 9/11 Memorial for an evening of discussionA diverse panel of experts will discuss the pending 9/11 terror trials and Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at 6:30 p.m., April 28, at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St.  Read more »

View online video of 9/11 Memorial's speakers series at THIRTEEN Forum (Updated)

Log on NOW and view online in HD opening night of the “9/11, Today and Tomorrow” speakers series at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site. The series had a touching debut with  StoryCorps founder Dave Isay, who played personal audio recordings that triggered emotion, drew smiles and inspired hope.  One of the  Read more »