November 4, 2002 |
Angry Democrats called for Ohio Republicans to pull a TV spot using images of the destroyed World Trade Center and New York City's ground zero area in an ad against Ohio Democratic congressional candidate Tim Ryan, calling it "disrespectful" and "a new low." The political ad is believed to be the first in the country to use images of the destroyed towers, where nearly 3,000 people died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, in a negative political ad, Ryan said.
September 22, 2001 |
In the photo, sweaty young Mike Kehoe is headed up--all the way up a smoky stairwell in the north tower of the World Trade Center just after 9 a.m. on Sept. 11. Kehoe wasn't aware that someone was taking his photograph at that particular moment. He's a firefighter. His mind was focused on hustling all the way up the tower and evacuating office workers. "Civilians," as he calls them.
February 16, 2002 |
The man walks into the bar, shakes hands with his friends, orders a beer. He looks like every other man in the place, but he's different, and everyone knows it. They try not to stare. Seven hours later, the man's friends are gone, but the man is still standing in the same spot at the bar, drinking, talking. No one needs to ask why. The whole town knows the man's son died in the World Trade Center, along with nearly 50 other people who hailed from here. His son boarded the 5:43 a.m.
September 20, 2001 |
FBI and CIA officials were advised in August that as many as 200 terrorists were slipping into this country and planning "a major assault on the United States," a high-ranking law enforcement official said Wednesday. The advisory was passed on by the Mossad, Israel's intelligence agency. It cautioned that it had picked up indications of a "large-scale target" in the United States and that Americans would be "very vulnerable," the official said. It is not known whether U.S.
March 4, 2002 |
In a cavernous room here a few weeks ago, 800 relatives of the Sept. 11 dead were shocked into silence when one of their leaders bluntly told them that some Americans consider them "a greedy pack of wolves" for criticizing proposed rules for a federal victims' compensation fund. A widow from Long Island with two young children clasped her hands and shook them in the air as Anthony Gardner, chairman of the World Trade Center United Family Group, continued speaking.
September 12, 2001 |
In the worst terrorist attack ever against the United States, hijackers struck at the preeminent symbols of the nation's wealth and might Tuesday, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and killing or injuring thousands of people. As a horrified nation watched on television, the twin towers of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan collapsed into flaming rubble after two Boeing 767s rammed their upper stories.