Building on Ground Zero
Web site credits

Web Site Credits

Jodie Abbatangelo, Web Intern
Lauren Aguirre, Executive Editor
Gayle Añonuevo, Editorial Assistant
Harley Brown, Web Intern
Katie Caldwell, Associate Designer
Rick Groleau, Managing Editor
Brenden Kootsey, Senior Web Developer
Lexi Krock, Associate Editor
David Levin, Editorial Assistant
Susan K. Lewis, Editor
Anna Malsberger, Designer
Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief
Anya Vinokour, Senior Designer

Special Thanks
Tom Carroll, Engine Co. 1, Cambridge, Mass.
Brian Clark, Euro Brokers
Ed Fales, Engine Co. 1, Cambridge, Mass.
Kurt McLaughlin, Engine Co. 1, Cambridge, Mass.
Christopher Musso, MIT
Michael Newman, NIST
Leslie Robertson, Leslie E. Robertson Associates

Image Credits 
Building on Ground Zero homepage
Image: (Tribute in Light memorial) Courtesy Derek Jensen

Impact to Collapse
"The Investigation" Images: (S. Shyam Sunder, all top and side view illustrations of plane impact, temperature model) Courtesy NIST; (Ground Zero aerial, firefighters) © Reuters/CORBIS; (clearing Ground Zero) © BBC; (analyzing structural failures, viewing video of collapse) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

"Impact" Images: (NOVA animation stills) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (all top and side view illustrations of plane impact) Courtesy NIST

"Immediate Damage" Images: (North Tower damage) © BBC; (all top and side view illustrations of plane impact, all core and exterior columns illustrations) Courtesy NIST

"Inferno" Images: (plane approaching South Tower, plane hitting South Tower, fireball at South Tower, North Tower as fire progressed, South Tower) © BBC; (NIST office recreation) Courtesy NIST

"Collapse" Images: (truss and building animation stills) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (columns under stress) Courtesy Natasha Sealy-Fraser; (start of collapse, collapse of South Tower, aftermath of the collpase) © BBC

"Safer Buildings" Images: (NIST investigation, NOVA recreation, 7 World Trade Center) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (Twin Towers, New York City skyline) © Science Unit/WGBH Educational Foundation; (NIST report cover) Courtesy NIST; (evacuees) © BBC/Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; (plane approaching South Tower) © BBC; (Freedom Tower) © Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

9/11 Conspiracy Theories
Image: (World Trade Center towers on 9/11) © Richard Cohen/CORBIS

Towers of Innovation
Images: (World Trade Center & Eiffel Tower, Minoru Yamasaki, World Trade Center construction site) © Corbis; (World Trade Center illustrations) © Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; (Twin Towers from below) © Ronnie Peters

A Survivor's Story
Images: (Brian Clark in office, Brian Clark close-up) Courtesy Brian Clark; (stairs illustration) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

The Tallest Tower
Image: (Shanghai World Financial Center) © Mori Building Co., Ltd.

Outfitting Firefighters
Images: (all) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

The Structure of Metal
Images: (all) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

TV Program Description
Image: (Tribute in Light memorial) © Peter Morgan/Reuters/Corbis

Program credits

TV Program Credits

Building on Ground Zero

Written and Produced by
Larry Klein

Narrated by
Liev Schreiber

Edited by
David Espar

Narrated by
Liev Schreiber

Associate Producer
Jonathan Loewald

Gordy Waterman
Tom Kaufman
Edward Marritz
Brian Dowley

Sound Recordists
Paul Rusnak
Paul Flinton
Mark Roy
Sean O'Neal
John Cameron
Jeff Hayash


Assistant Editor
Ben Howard

Post Production
Henninger Media Services

Online Editor
Jef Huey

Dave Markun

Audio Mix
David Hurley

Archival Material
Associated Press Television News
Federal Emergency Management Agency
ITN Archive
New York City Police Department
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
James A Bonner Productions - Philadelphia Fire Films
KWTV News 9
Oklahoma City National Memorial

Special Thanks
American Society of Civil Engineers
Construction Technologies Laboratories, Inc.
Institution of Civil Engineers
Isolatek International
Kohn Pedersen Fox Architects
Leslie E. Robertson Associates
The Millenium Hilton Hotel
Mori Building Co., LTD
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Natasha Sealy-Fraser
Silverstein Properties, Inc.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP
University of Maryland,
James Clark School of Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute,
University of Science and Technology

Producer and Director for "Why the Towers Fell"
Garfield Kennedy

Production Manager for the BBC
Anna Mishcon

Series Producer for the BBC
Matthew Barrett

Executive Editor for the BBC
John Lynch


NOVA Series Graphics
yU + co.

NOVA Theme Music
Walter Werzowa
John Luker
Musikvergnuegen, Inc.

Additional NOVA Theme Music
Ray Loring

Post Production Online Editor
Mark Steele

Closed Captioning
The Caption Center

NOVA Administrator
Dara Bourne

Eileen Campion
Olivia Wong

Gaia Remerowski

Production Coordinator
Linda Callahan

Unit Managers
Carla Raimer
Karen Lally

Raphael Nemes

Legal Counsel
Susan Rosen Shishko

Jessica Ghofrani
Gregory Scott
Sara Slavin

Post Production Assistant
Joshua Thurston

Assistant Editor
Alex Kreuter

Associate Producer, Post Production
Patrick Carey

Post Production Supervisor
Regina O'Toole

Post Production Editor
Rebecca Nieto

Post Production Manager
Nathan Gunner

Supervising Producer
Stephen Sweigart

Producer, Special Projects
Susanne Simpson

Coordinating Producer
Laurie Cahalane

Senior Science Editor
Evan Hadingham

Senior Series Producer
Melanie Wallace

Managing Director
Alan Ritsko

Senior Executive Producer
Paula S. Apsell


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