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Why the towers fell

Author: Garfield KennedyLarry KleinWill LymanMark MolesworthTom KaufmanAll authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Boston Video, [2002]
Series: Nova series
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For most people the image of the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was not only a scene of unforgettable horror, it was a moment of unimaginable consequence. This follows a blue ribbon team of forensic engineers as they begin searching for clues that would tell them why the towers fell. From detailed examination of the buildings original design to the relentless process of searching the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Documentary films
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Garfield Kennedy; Larry Klein; Will Lyman; Mark Molesworth; Tom Kaufman; Greg Andrake; Bob Ede; Sam Green; Ray Loring; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1578079594 9781578079599
OCLC Number: 50188295
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2002 as a segment of: Nova.
Special features include access to special web features, a letter from the producer, the FEMA report, and chapter search.
Credits: Cinematographers, Mark Molesworth, Tom Kaufman, Greg Andrake; editors, Bob Ede, Sam Green; music, Ray Loring.
Performer(s): Narrator: Will Lyman.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Nova series
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: produced and directed by Garfield Kennedy and Larry Klein ; a BBC/WGBH Boston co-production.

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For most people the image of the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was not only a scene of unforgettable horror, it was a moment of unimaginable consequence. This follows a blue ribbon team of forensic engineers as they begin searching for clues that would tell them why the towers fell. From detailed examination of the buildings original design to the relentless process of searching the scrap steel yards and Ground Zero itself for evidence.

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