September 12, 2007

September 11 simulation

For those of us who need to watch what happened from the inside, this computer simulation helps to address many questions about the impact from the planes. "Researchers at Purdue University have created a simulation that uses scientific principles to study in detail what likely happened when a commercial airliner crashed into the World Trade Center's North Tower on Sept. 11, 2001." You can also read the original news source article at

September 11, 2001: Attack on New York City by Wilborn Hampton
"Describes the September 11 attacks in the United States and presents several personal stories of tragedy told by New Yorkers who lived through the collapse of the World Trade Center."

9-11 by Noam Chomsky
"Presents a series of interviews conducted during the first month following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, that discuss reactions to the attacks in the U.S. and abroad, U.S. foreign policy, and the new war on terrorism." Explore one political activist’s view of September 11th in this book.

New York City Guide [DVD]
60 minutes
"Ian Wright and Megan McCormick tour the New York boroughs of Staten Island, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan-- home to the famous skyline and Central Park." Remember the way New York used to be before the tragedy of September 11th.