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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"I thought it was really important to understand normalcy before September 11..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...as they become history rather than current event, we will be able to let the collections grow..."
Peter Liebhold





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Jules Naudet used this camera to film the only known footage of the first airplane hitting the north...
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