Saturday, 11 September 2010

Nine years ago today, Tuesday September 11th 2001, nineteen terrorists slammed three hijacked airliners into New York's World Trade Center and Washington DC's Pentagon building—a fourth hijacked airliner was brought down by its passengers before it reached the terrorists' target.

Produced in 2007, 102 Minutes That Changed America is a compelling documentary of the events that morning in New York, composed largely of eyewitness footage captured by the public and re-played virtually in 'real time'. Courtesy of one member, YouTube currently hosts the documentary (albeit in approx. 10 minute segments).

View with discretion—although not gratuitous, several scenes are of a disturbing nature—but definitely do view it, as witness to the largest act of terrorism perpetrated against the United States and as (one of) the defining events of the new century:

For ease of access, the remaining segments can be linked to via the following user page:

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