20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

  • On the 9/11 Memorial website you can follow the timeline of the attacks
  • Hear the story of a journalist who was filming when the towers fell
  • The story of the first FDNY chief to arrive at the World Trade Center on the morning of 9/11
  • The story of a Securities specialist working in the North Tower on 9/11 who survived the collapse of the Twin Towers

Watch the new Netflix series « Turning Point 9/11 and the War on Terror »

  • TURNING POINT: 9/11 AND THE WAR ON TERROR is a documentary series that traces the origins of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. With the help of archive footage, and interviews with government operatives like former CIA officer Milton Bearden and former FBI special agent Ali Soufan, authors like Ahmed Rashid, and Afghan leaders like former Mujahhideen leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar reveal the geopolitical events — beginning with the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 — that laid the foundation for what transpired on 9/11. Also discussed are the military strategies employed after the event, the controversial attempts to gather U.S. intelligence, and the failures of the ongoing war in Afghanistan. Throughout it all, recordings, photographs, and witnesses and survivors offer first-hand accounts of what happened on that fateful day.
  • Below you will find links to several videos that look back on what happened and how people reacted

    How President George W Bush and the US government reacted (BBC News)

    Journalists look back on the devastation following the attacks (ABC News)

    How America’s worst terror attack unfolded: a compilation of news reports (Sky News)

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