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inside the political struggle to rebuild the World Trade Center.

Author: Elizabeth Greenspan
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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In the aftermath of 9/11, Americans came together in a way not seen for a generation, pledging unity to rebuild after the horrific loss of the Twin Towers. 'Battle for Ground Zero' goes behind the scenes of the fight to rebuild, revealing how grieving families, commercial interests, and politicking bureaucrats clashed at every step of the way.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Greenspan
ISBN: 9780230341388 0230341381
OCLC Number: 879333122
Description: 288 pages.
Contents: Table of Contents Act I: Visions and Visionaries Chapter 1: People Come Chapter 2: The Leaseholder and the Landowner Chapter 3: Architects Chapter 4: The Viewing Platform Chapter 5: The Fence Chapter 6: The People versus the Port Authority Act II: Divisions and Delays: 2003 - 2008 Chapter 7: Lady Liberty and the Freedom Tower Chapter 8: Families Chapter 9: The Memorial Chapter 10: The Freedom Center Chapter 11: Things Fall Behind ACT III Dealmakers: 2008 - 2011 Chapter 12: Anti-Monumentalism Chapter 13: The Memorial and the Mayor Chapter 14: The Islamic Center Chapter 15: The Museum Chapter 16: A Death, the Dursts, and an Anniversary Epilogue: 2001 -

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