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Why is Ground Zero still a construction site?

Alison Stewart provides a progress report and tours the World Trade Center site, and speaks with Julie Menin, chair of Community Board 1 in Lower Manhattan, about the gridlock.


Finally, an official plan for the World Trade Center site

The government agency that owns the site of the 9/11 attacks has finally formalized a deal with the real estate tycoon who plans to builds two new towers there.


  Need to Know, August 20, 2010

This week on Need to Know: The religious history of lower Manhattan. The U.S. transition in Iraq. And best-selling author Gary Shteyngart, who absolutely loves “weiner dogs.”

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