SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold

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"Now the challenge is to find the larger context that this all fits in..."
William Yeingst
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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt





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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...