The archives of the Homeland Security blog contains entries from July 5 - September 6, 2011 discussing how the United States has been changed from the events of 9/11. Use 9-11 to search for those entries and newer blog entries related to 9-11.
Tom Hanks narrates the epic story of the 9/11 boatlift that evacuated half a million people from the stricken piers and seawalls of Lower Manhattan. Produced and directed by Eddie Rosenstein. Eyepop Productions, Inc.
Captures the reactions, eyewitness accounts, and diverse opinions of Americans and others in the months that followed the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93.
Includes links to the Commission's mandate, Memorandums for the Record (MFR) (over 1200 fact-finding interviews by the Commission), monographs on the four flights, and an 2004 archived version of the now defunct Commission's Web Site.
Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. Includes links to the report, and staff monographs and statements. Fondren also has paper copies, call number HV6432.7 .N39 2004.
The World Trade Center (WTC) Medical Working Group was appointed by former Mayor Bloomberg from 2007 to 2013 to study and assess the impact of the WTC disaster. The group included representatives from FDNY and NYPD, the city and state health departments, the Health and Hospitals Corporation and Mount Sinai. It published a series of annual reports ending in 2011 summarizing the scientific literature and research recommendations. The WTC Medical Working Group published its last annual report in 2011, after the Zadroga Act became law.
The interviews documented the NPS response to the attacks at the park, regional, and national levels, beginning with the initial response. They also considered the actions taken by NPS staff, and why. Broader impacts of the attacks on NPS operations and allocation of budget resources were also examined. Many interviews described the impacts of the attacks on NPS employees and sought to understand how the attacks may have affected the way staff viewed their jobs and the way Americans viewed national parks. Finally, the project hoped to capture "lessons learned" and to better understand the NPS response and what it says about its values and responsibilities. NPS Historian Janet A. McDonnell used the information gleaned from the oral histories, internal documents, and other sources to prepare the compelling 2004 report
Transcripts of oral history interviews of NPS employees about their experiences during and immediately after the 9-11 terrorist attacks and about NPS responses to the attacks can be found at https://npgallery.nps.gov/SearchResults/albumid/e75ef21f-4739-45a6-a82d-07c3ca430c7e?
Archives "first-hand accounts, emails and other electronic communications, digital photographs and artworks, and a range of other digital materials related to the attacks" in order to provide an historical context for understanding the events and their consequences.