SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt
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"...we're very interested in the kinds of everyday stuff that Americans have used..."
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Ted Olson, U.S. solicitor general, received two calls on this office telephone from his wife, Barbara...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
This piece of scorched limestone facade was recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon....
This collection of twenty-eight photographs, taken by amateur photographer Doug Potoksky, documents the...