The 9/11 Commission Report

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The 9/11 Commission Report was wrote by Ernest R. May. The Commission's report studies all forms of the terrorists' planning and preparation for the attacks and the government's response, or lack thereof, to the terrorists ‘planning to attack. This investigation desired to expose all mistakes and missed opportunities that could possibly have prevented the attacks. “Ernest Richard May was an American historian of international relations whose 14 published books include analyses of American involvement in World War I and the causes of the fall of France during World War II. His 1997 book The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis became the dominant sources of the 2000 film Thirteen Days that viewed the crisis from the aspect of American political leaders. He served on the 9/11 Commission and highlighted the failures of the government intelligence agencies. May taught full time on the…show more content…
Over the years, kids and adults have shared their stories and memories of 9/11 with thousands of people wanting to hear their stories. The nearly 3,000 names of the men, women, and children killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993 are inscribed on bronze parapets surrounding the twin Memorial pools. “The way they design the names is the heart of the Memorial. The design of the names barrier provides a direct relationship between the visitor, the names, and the water, allowing for a feeling of quiet admiration between the visitors when they are visiting the memorial. The names are stencil-cut into the barrier, allowing visitors to look through the names at the water, and to create paper impressions or rubbings of individual names. At night, light shines up through the voids created by each letter of a name.” (contribute memorial

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