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 iTunes.
The three-person panel was part of the 9/11, Today and Tomorrow speakers series hosted by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. According to a news report by DNAinfo.com’s Julie Shapiro, the panel debated over whether the trial should be held in a civilian court in the Southern District of New York or a military tribunal. The cost of security and the impact it would have on the lives of the city’s residents were also covered, the report noted.
Don’t miss the next event in this enlightening speakers series. RSVP now for the May 19 lecture featuring counterterrorism expert Bill Braniff, 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 on the Taliban. Rohde escaped the Taliban after being held captive from November 2008 to June 2009.
Due to limited space, it’s highly recommended that you RSVP online at national911memorial.org/events. A suggested donation of $10 per person will help support ongoing programming.
By Michael Frazier, Sr. Communications Manager for the 9/11 Memorial