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The Day The Towers Fell

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Black and white frame of the twin towers on 9/11 at the moment the second plane is about to hit the tower. Caption. I'm watching a speck going into the World Trade Center.

Photojournalists, eyewitnesses, survivors, and rescue workers reflect on what they saw and felt on September 11, 2001, when the World Trade Center's Twin Towers were attacked and destroyed. Photos and some live footage recapture the tension and emotion of that day.

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Runtime: 14 minutes 13 seconds

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