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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.