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9/11 at the World Trade Center
9/11 at the World Trade Center(18 Photos)
On September 11, 2001 terrorists hijacked planes and crashed them into the World Trade Center's Twin Towers. The towers collapsed and thousands of people were killed.
9/11 at the Pentagon and Flight 93
9/11 at the Pentagon and Flight 93(17 Photos)
On September 11, 2001 a hijacked plane crashed into the side of the Pentagon. Another flight, United 93, crashed into a field in Pennsylvania.
Birth of Al Qaeda
Birth of Al QaedaVideo Clip (3:07)
Video Clip (3:07)
The roots of modern day Al Qaeda can be traced back to the Muslim Brotherhood organization that began in Egypt. Find out how Osama Bin Laden made connections to the different leaders who helped him eventually plan and carry out the events of September 11th.
9/11 TimelineVideo Clip (4:54)
Video Clip (4:54)
A timeline of the events on September 11, 2001.
How the Towers Collapsed
How the Towers CollapsedVideo Clip (4:33)
Video Clip (4:33)
A brief explanation of why the towers collapsed on 9/11.
The Todd Beamer Story "Let's Roll"
The Todd Beamer Story "Let's Roll"Video Clip (5:30)
Video Clip (5:30)
The incredible story of Todd Beamer's call to GTE Operator and the heroism on Flight 93.
Surviving the Blast
Surviving the BlastVideo Clip (5:30)
Video Clip (5:30)
Tim Lang and Fred Ferby survived the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center.
Rescue and Survival
Rescue and SurvivalVideo Clip (4:21)
Video Clip (4:21)
The remarkable story of a heroic firefighter who survived the collapse of the North Tower.
Collapse of the North Tower
Collapse of the North TowerVideo Clip (4:43)
Video Clip (4:43)
The fall of the North Tower - and a few of the personal stories from those who escaped those who had loved ones trapped inside.
Escaping the South Tower
Escaping the South TowerVideo Clip (5:24)
Video Clip (5:24)
The remarkable story of Stanley Praimnath and Brian Clark's escape from the South Tower on 9/11.
Carmen and Arturo
Carmen and ArturoVideo Clip (4:27)
Video Clip (4:27)
Carmen and Arturo Griffith operated elevators in the twin towers and struggled to survive the events of 9/11.
The Window Washer
The Window WasherVideo Clip (4:57)
Video Clip (4:57)
Trapped in an elevator, these three men survived by sheer will-power and quick thinking.
The PentagonVideo Clip (3:25)
Video Clip (3:25)
A brief history of the conception and construction of the Pentagon.
Heather Ross Ogle
Heather Ross OgleVideo Clip (4:56)
Video Clip (4:56)
Heather Ross Ogle nearly got onto Flight 93 - but a small twists of fate saved her life.
Daniel BelardinelliVideo Clip (3:37)
Video Clip (3:37)
Daniel Belardinelli nearly got onto Flight 93 - but a small twists of fate saved her life.
Building the Towers
Building the TowersVideo Clip (4:10)
Video Clip (4:10)
A brief history of the conception and creation of the World Trade Center.
Cleanup and Recovery
Cleanup and RecoveryVideo Clip (4:32)
Video Clip (4:32)
Cleanup efforts at Ground Zero included the recovery and preservation of artifacts to be used in museum exhibits around the country.
Construction at Ground Zero
Construction at Ground ZeroVideo Clip (4:28)
Video Clip (4:28)
Construction is underway at the 16-acre World Trade Center site.
Rebuilding Ground Zero
Rebuilding Ground ZeroVideo Clip (2:13)
Video Clip (2:13)
Daniel Libeskind tells us his feelings about rebuilding Ground Zero.
Recovering HistoryVideo Clip (3:16)
Video Clip (3:16)
Immediately after the tragic events of September 11th, the nation's historians began a tremendous effort to collect as many objects and lost personal items from the day.
9/11: Pedestrians Flee Twin Towers Area
9/11: Pedestrians Flee Twin Towers AreaVideo Clip (1:30)
Video Clip (1:30)
This video clip from "History Uncut" provides a rare, first-hand glimpse into the harrowing experiences from ground zero on September 11, 2001.
Speeches & Audio (2)
Pakistan Accused of Hiding Osama Bin Laden
Pakistan Accused of Hiding Osama Bin LadenAudio Clip (0:19)
Audio Clip (0:19)
In the days after the May 2, 2011, mission in which U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden, speculation rises over whether top Pakistani officials knew he was living in the country. In a press conference on May 18, 2011, Defense Secretary Robert Gates weighs in on the diplomatic controversy.
Obama Announces Death of Osama bin Laden
Obama Announces Death of Osama bin LadenAudio Clip (2:30)
Audio Clip (2:30)
In a dramatic late-night broadcast on May 2, 2011, President Barack Obama announces that the U.S. military and CIA operatives have located and killed the Al Qaeda leader in a nighttime raid on a compound in Pakistan where he had been hiding.
9/11 Attacks - 102 Minutes That Changed America
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9/11 Interactive Maps
9/11 Interactive MapsInteractive
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