9/11

The New Normal: Air Travel

by Lisa Tschernkowitsch
Security line at airport.
Morgan Johnston, flickr

Ten years ago, the Transportation Security Agency didn't exist.  It was created in the months after 9/11 to close the security loopholes that had allowed 19 terrorists to board and hijack the planes used in the attacks.  It also forever changed the way we fly. 

New 9/11 Oral History Project Bill

by Julie Clark
World Trade Center site
Niall Kennedy, flickr

Representatives Peter King and Steve Israel announced a bill Monday morning that would give 9/11 first responders the chance to tell their stories and potentially have them preserved in the Library of Congress. The 9/11Oral History Project was started by Dr. Benjamin Luft, director of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at SUNY Stony Brook. He started collecting stories on Long Island in 2002.

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