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New York, New York / World Trade Center / A History #655619

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 2001
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(New York: Beth Nissen) The history of the World Trade Center that fell on September 11 reviewed; scenes shown of the 1966 excavation. ["Twin Towers: The Life of New York City's World Trade Center" author Angus Kress GILLESPIE - says we miss the buildings now that they are gone; explains the construction of the two sub-basements, the stiff exterior, the vast size of office space, the special express elevators, the criticism of the building by architects, environmentalists and the bird lovers; says the WTC was a city within the city; says the Twin Towers became the postcard sent home from NYC; gives a eulogy for the WTC, a symbol of American capitalism.]

Brown, Aaron;
Nissen, Beth

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