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Exclusive to The MEMO: View of 9/11 Memorial's Waterfalls in Light

Memorial Architect Michael Arad yesterday snapped this photo of the north pool. Memorial Architect Michael Arad yesterday snapped this photo of the north pool.

The 9/11 Memorial's north pool illuminated.  Read more »

9/11 Remembered: The 9/11 Memorial, Yahoo! Launch Commemorative Microsite

A screenshot of Yahoo!'s 9/11 microsite. A screenshot of Yahoo!'s 9/11 microsite.

Visit the special co-branded 9/11 microsite created by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and Yahoo! News in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.   Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

The glade of the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Ron Vega) The glade of the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Ron Vega)

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Video: Jon Stewart Featured in 'A Place of Remembrance'

The official book of the 9/11 Memorial - "A Place of Remembrance" - is now available in stores everywhere.  Read more »

Army Sgt. Serving in Afghanistan Honors Wish of 9/11 Victim's Father

Army 1st. Sgt. Mark Baker wore a pair of flight attendant wings while serving in Afghanistan in honor of an airline attendant killed on 9/11. (Courtesy photo) Army 1st. Sgt. Mark Baker wore a pair of flight attendant wings while serving in Afghanistan in honor of an airline attendant killed on 9/11. (Courtesy photo)

An Army sergeant who wore a pair of flight attendant wings while serving in Afghanistan in honor of an American Airlines Flight 11 attendant gave an oral history about the wings to the 9/11 Memorial Museum.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Provides Educators Teaching Tools Through Webinar

The 9/11 Memorial Museum helped to organize a “September 11: Teaching Contemporary History” online conference offering educators nationwide tools to teach 9/11 in their classrooms.   Read more »

Video: WTC 'Reborn'

View the trailer for the full-length documentary "Rebirth" and read about its upcoming theatrical premieres.    Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

The South Pool at night. (Amy Dreher photo) The South Pool at night. (Amy Dreher photo)

"The Lens" series documents progress on the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial is Nearly Ready to Welcome Visitors

A view of the north reflecting pool of the 9/11 Memorial in June. (By Joe Woolhead) A view of the north reflecting pool of the 9/11 Memorial in June. (By Joe Woolhead)

After its dedicated opening for victims' families on the 10-year anniversary, the 9/11 Memorial opens to the world by reservation on Sept. 12 at the World Trade Center site.  Read more »

Lower Manhattan: We Are Here

Mayor Bloomberg: "The southern tip of Manhattan has held a unique position of importance in North America and the world at large."  Read more »