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The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, left, tours the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Ed Reed/Mayor's office) House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, left, tours the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Ed Reed/Mayor's office)

Photographer Ed Reed sits in for Amy Dreher this week to snap pictures of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's recent visit to the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

Rebirth: 14 Cameras, 10 years at WTC

A scene from the "Rebirth" movie. (Showtime) A scene from the "Rebirth" movie. (Showtime)

March 11 marked the 10-year anniversary of the founding of Project Rebirth and the installation of its cameras at the World Trade Center site.   Read more »

9/11 Memorial Pres is Among 2012 Henry Crown Fellows

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels, left, speaks with firefighters on the 10-year anniversary of Sept. 11. (Photo by Joe Woolhead) 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels, left, speaks with firefighters on the 10-year anniversary of Sept. 11. (Photo by Joe Woolhead)

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels is named among the emerging leaders of a fellowship program designed to "engage the next generation of leaders."  Read more »

Visitor Videos Capture 9/11 Memorial Tributes, Experiences

Screenshot of YouTube user arlags' video titled "9/11 Memorial Museum World Trade Center New York City" Screenshot of YouTube user arlags' video titled "9/11 Memorial Museum World Trade Center New York City"

YouTube videos share sights and sounds of the memorial with the world.  Read more »

International Essay and Film Contest for Teens Explores How 9/11 Changed the World

(Joe Woolhead photo) (Joe Woolhead photo)

9/11 London Project offers students an opportunity to visit the 9/11 Memorial  Read more »

After Cross-Country Walkathon for 9/11 Anniversary, Disabled Veteran Embarks on New Mission

Anthony LoBue, also known as Tony the Vet, meets with Mayor John Callahan at City Hall in Bethlehem, Pa. (Courtesy Bethlehem Patch) Anthony LoBue, also known as Tony the Vet, meets with Mayor John Callahan at City Hall in Bethlehem, Pa. (Courtesy Bethlehem Patch)

A disabled veteran who walked across the country on the 10-year anniversary of the 2001 terror strikes embarks on new walkathon to raise awareness for vets.  Read more »

Filmmaker Documenting Curation of 9/11 Memorial Museum Gives Talk

Filmmaker and author Steven Rosenbaum (Courtesy photo) Filmmaker and author Steven Rosenbaum (Courtesy photo)

"Seven Days in September" filmmaker Steven Rosenbaum on Thursday will be making a presentation at the TED conference in Long Beach, Calif.  Read more »

Former Memorial Staffer Finds New Calling

Blake Beatty shown at work garnering support for the 9/11 Memorial as a senior development officer. (File photo/Michael Frazier) Blake Beatty shown at work garnering support for the 9/11 Memorial as a senior development officer. (File photo/Michael Frazier)

A former 9/11 Memorial staffer takes her body of knowledge and experience to lead development for Friends of Hudson  River Park.  Read more »

Remembering the Six Victims of the WTC 1993 Bombing

The names of the six victims of the Feb. 26, 1993 bombing are forever inscribed in bronze on the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Amy Dreher photo) The names of the six victims of the Feb. 26, 1993 bombing are forever inscribed in bronze on the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Amy Dreher photo)

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is commemorating the 19th anniversary of the Feb. 26, 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center by sharing stories and artifacts connected to that tragic day.  Read more »

19 Years Later: Honoring the Victims of the WTC 1993 Bombing

The original memorial to the six victims of the 1993 bombing was destroyed on 9/11. The victims' names are now inscribed on the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (File photo) The original memorial to the six victims of the 1993 bombing was destroyed on 9/11. The victims' names are now inscribed on the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (File photo)

The names of the six victims of the first attack on the World Trade Center some 19 years ago are inscribed in bronze on the 9/11 Memorial with the names of the thousands killed on Sept. 11.  See the names at names.911memorial.org.  Read more »