Video: Speakers Series Focuses on Realizing the 9/11 Memorial

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Best-selling Author Peter Balakian Ushers in Return of Engaging Speakers Series

New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian read a powerful selection of 9/11-themed poems yesterday at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St., as part of the well-received “9/11, Today and Tomorrow” speakers series. The poems conjured up feelings and imagery of the World Trade Center before and after the attacks.Balakian, a professor in humanities and English at Colgate University, has authored five books of poems and three prose works, including the Times  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 »