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Six words for 9/11

In this collaboration between Need to Know and SMITH Magazine, people share six-word memoirs of what happened that fateful morning, their process of healing and the many ways in which 9/11 transformed their lives forever.


  Six-word memoirs: Losing loved ones on 9/11

Three people who lost loved ones in the 9/11 attacks tell how their lives have changed in six words.


  Tom Kean on national security since 9/11

On the 10-year anniversary of September 11, 2001, Need to Know host Alison Stewart talks with the Chair of the 9/11 Commission, Tom Kean, about where our country has come since 9/11 in terms of security and what remains to be done.


  Paul Goldberger on memorializing 9/11

The official 9/11 Memorial, which sits in the footprint of the former World Trade Center towers, is about to open on the 10-year anniversary of that tragedy. Need to Know speaks with the New Yorker’s architecture critic Paul Goldberger about the memorial and other developments at ground zero.


  David Potorti on waging peace after 9/11

David Potorti, a founder of September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, discusses his organization’s anti-war and anti-conflict efforts.


  In Perspective: Where does 9/11 stand as a turning point in U.S. history?

A decade after one of the most tragic days in America’s history, Jon Meacham reflects on the legacy of September 11, 2001, and wonders how it will be remembered in the years to come.


What should the next generation learn from 9/11?

For those not yet born or those too young to remember when the twin towers fell – what should they take away from the decade of war that followed September 11, 2001?


9/11 remembered

The photojournalists of VII Photo revisit September 11, 2001, presenting vivid scenes of Americans grappling with the aftermath of the attacks in New York City.


Arab-American middle-schoolers dispel stereotypes in a post-9/11 world

A Michigan photo exhibit allows young Arab-Americans with no memory of 9/11 present snapshots of their lives growing up in a post-9/11 world.

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