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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, where the event can be viewed in HD for free online May 5. The event will also be available for download through Apple’s iTunes.

Don't miss the next event in this enlightening series. RSVP now for other talks like the May 19 lecture featuring a counterterrorism official, who'll detail the deadly inner-workings of al Qaeda. On June 23, Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times reporter David Rohde (pronounced Road) will headline a lecture focusing on the Taliban. Rohde escaped the Taliban after being held captive from November 2008 to June 2009.

Tonight's three-person panel includes Karen Greenberg, who is the executive director of NYU’s Center on Law and Security; Dennis Farrell, a nationally recognized security expert with more than three decades in law enforcement and New York State Supreme Court Judge Edward McCarty, an expert in military tribunals.

Update: reported on the panel. Read the story here.

Due to limited space, it's highly recommended that you RSVP online at So RSVP today. It  guarantees a seat for up to 15 minutes before programming begins. A suggested donation of $10 per person will help support ongoing programming. Again, this event and others in the series can be viewed at

By Michael Frazier, Sr. Communication Manager for the 9/11 Memorial