Monthly Archives: February 2014

Get a Look at the 9/11 Museum, Finally Opening this Summer

The Last Column is a 36-foot-high steel beam that was the last steel removed from the site. Recovery workers covered it in photos of the lost and messages. 9/11 Museum

By Liz Stinson Wired When the September 11 Memorial Museum opens this spring in the footprints of the two fallen towers, it will confront a very tricky challenge: How do you best memorialize a tragedy? It’s a tough question, and one the 9/11 Museum has answered with a beautifully designed building filled with personal stories […]

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Longview FD to construct 9/11 memorial in East Texas

By Bob Hallmark KLTV Longview, TX — Soon there will be a permanent memorial for those who served and lost their lives in the 9/11 attack, right here in East Texas. The memorial will include actual pieces of debris from ground zero. The Longview Firefighters Association is making their vision become reality. Two pieces of […]

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Shocking video reveals cockpit vulnerability as widow of 9/11 pilot pushes for improved in-flight security

The suggested secondary barriers include metal bars inside the cockpit doors. Fiona Morrisson/Via Bloomberg News

By Joseph Straw New York Daily News WASHINGTON — A chilling new video  shows how a terrorist could breach an airliner’s cockpit in just two seconds and lock its reinforced door behind him. Cockpit doors were strengthened after 9/11. But Ellen Saracini, widow of United Airlines Flight 175 Capt. Victor Saracini, whose plane crashed into […]

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