SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt

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"...his restaurant was cranking, 24 hours a day, every day of the week with volunteer workers and donated food..."
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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright





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Jules Naudet used this camera to film the only known footage of the first airplane hitting the north...
Roe Bianculli-Taylor used this cell phone to learn about the September 11 attacks as she commuted to...
Ted Olson, U.S. solicitor general, received two calls on this office telephone from his wife, Barbara...
This tie tack, in the shape of a pentagon with an image of the World Trade Center, was manufactured by...