"For 102 minutes on September 11, 2001, the world looked on in horror as terrorists flew hijacked passenger planes into New York City's mighty twin towers, destroying the iconic buildings and killing more than 2,700 people. Watch unfiltered videos from nine New Yorkers who witnessed the day that changed America."
"On a sparkling morning in September 2001, America and the world changed. The terrorist attacks of 9/11 altered the country's political landscape, immediately changing the nation's attitude about just how safe we are within our own borders. Like Dec. 7, 1941, the date is now a pivotal chapter in the American story. U.S. News has compiled a collection of stories and photos that remind us of the chilling day and its aftermath."
"The 4 Action Initiative has developed a new curriculum for grades K-12, Learning from the Challenges of Our Times: Global Security, Terrorism and 9/11 in the Classroom. The goal of this new curriculum is to provide teachers and community members with the tools they need to help students understand the challenges of today’s world. Lesson topics extend beyond September 11, 2001. Students learn about the complexities of today’s world; threats to global safety and security and how they can contribute positively to their schools and communities. The 58 lessons draw on new and existing curricula covering multiple subject areas and are organized around seven thematic units from human behavior to the history of terrorism to recovery and building a better future."
"On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, a plane sped across the New York City skyline and crashed into the World Trade Center, igniting a series of terrorist attacks that left more than 3,000 Americans dead. Learn more about the attacks, hear memories, and watch video to relive major moments. Then find out what the plans are for the site of the World Trade Center and how the development is going."
"Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think, a new documentary film from Unity Productions Foundation, explores the expertly gathered opinions of Muslims around the globe as revealed in the world’s first major opinion poll, conducted by Gallup, the preeminent polling organization."
"Almost as frightening as the tragic events it details, On Native Soil is essential viewing for anyone seeking to understand how systemic failures in U.S. national security led to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. By focusing on 9/11 survivors, the surviving family members of 9/11 victims, and their passionate demand for an official investigation into the World Trade Center attacks masterminded by Osama bin Laden, this riveting documentary serves as a remarkable audio-visual companion to the 9/11 Commission’s official report."
"In the wake of the World Trade Center attacks, New Yorkers from all walks of life felt compelled to overcome their sense of powerlessness by volunteering to help out in the recovery effort. They brought in supplies, set up relief stations, and for ten months fed and cared for the recovery workers. Many deep and unexpected, even unlikely relationships developed as a result. Using cinema verite footage, interviews and archival photographs, several characters are followed through a series of events and examine how a diverse group of people transcended politics and culture in an effort to heal their city and themselves."
"A monumental achievement Brothers On Holy Ground is the only documentary in existence made by a FDNY fireman and it spans the time period before, during and after 9-11. Fate called upon NY fireman Mike Lennon of Engine Co. 15 to make a documentary about his fellow NY firefighters before Sept. 2001. After 9-11, Mike continued filming. Featuring interviews with a fireman that perished on 9-11 as well as fellow survivors and family members during and after 9-11. The film also includes unique footage from ground zero. This historic film about the most tragic event of our times will leave no one untouched."
"In support of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, ebrary is offering open access to a collection of relevant e-books through September. We hope that this collection provides a valuable resource to anyone seeking to learn or understand more about this tragic event, or reflect on its world impact."