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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Sept. 17, 2001



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                                                                                               June 20, 2006
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WASHINGTON
                                                                                                                                                                                              Sept. 11, 2001
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Twelve minutes after the attacks on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              New York, another hijacked plane
                                                                                                                                          NEW YORK                                                                                                                                            crashed into the Pentagon. Six
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              days after it was struck, AP Senior
                                                                                                                                         AP National Photographer Amy Sancetta was in New York to
                                                       Sept. 11, 2001                                                                                                                                                                                                                         White House Photographer Ron
                                                                                                                                         shoot the U.S. Open when terrorists attacked the World Trade
 NEW YORK                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Edmonds captured the round-the-
                                                                                                                                         Center. She worked her way downtown on foot and shot images
When two airliners were flown into the World Trade Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     clock recovery effort. Five years on,
                                                                                                                                         of people fleeing as the south tower fell, then hid in the base-
on Sept. 11, Senior AP Photographer Marty Lederhandler                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the rebuilt Pentagon displays a
                                                                                                                                         ment of a parking garage to escape injury. She walked between
went to the Rainbow Room atop the GE building to photo-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       clean facade where American
                                                                                                                                         AP Headquarters and ground zero three times that day – about                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEW YORK
graph the burning towers with the Empire State Building in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Airlines Flight 77 flew into it.
                                                                                                                                         12 miles – to get her film out. Five years later, a cyclist pedals
the foreground. His picture was one of the most widely used                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (AP Photos/Ron Edmonds)                                                                                                                                                                      Mark Lennihan AP photographer, captured
                                                                                                                                         south on the same street, a block and half east of the World                                                                                                                                                                                               June 22, 2006
images of the terrorist attacks on New York City. In June 2006,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the skeleton of the World Trade Center twin
                                                                                                                                         Trade Center site. (AP Photos/Amy Sancetta)
Lederhandler, now 88, returned to the same spot in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     towers behind firefighters on Cortlandt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             June 22, 2006
Rainbow Room to photograph the southern view. (AP                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Street the day of the terrorist attacks. Daily
Photos/Marty Lederhandler)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 pedestrian traffic has now resumed just
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           steps from where the towers fell.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (AP Photos/Mark Lennihan)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    June 19, 2006

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEW YORK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       AP photographer Richard Drew was back-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       stage at a New York Fashion Week show
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       when a call from the AP photo desk sent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NEW YORK                                                                                                               him rushing toward the World Trade Center,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Gulnara Samoilova, a re-toucher in the AP                                                                               where he photographed the north tower as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Photo Library who lived six blocks from the                                                                             it began to collapse. Today, cranes and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               trade center, was awakened by sirens on                                                                                 other construction equipment can be seen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Sept. 11. She grabbed her camera and the                                                                                from the vantage point on North End
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               only film she had – black and white – and                                                                               Avenue, one block south of Stuyvesant
                                                                         NEW YORK                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      High School. (AP Photos/Richard Drew)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               rushed to the street. Samoilova pho-
                                                                        With the subways closed, AP photographer                                                                                                               tographed the collapse of the first tower,
                                                                        Mark Lennihan started walking from his                                                                                                                 and then turned her lens to the ash-covered                                                                                                                                            SHANKSVILLE, PA.
                                                                        Brooklyn home toward Associated Press                                                                                                                  survivors, to capture a picture that played
                                                                        headquarters at Rockefeller Center. As he                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Following the crash of United Airlines Flight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               on front pages around the world and has
                                                                        made his way across the Brooklyn Bridge,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    93 in a field near Shanksville, Penn., AP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               become an iconic image of 9/11. Today, the
                                                                        Lennihan photographed the exodus of thou-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   photographer Gene Puskar spent a week at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               rebuilt World Trade Center PATH station is
                                                                        sands of people from the city, many wear-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the scene shooting photos of the ongoing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               visible behind pedestrians on Fulton St.
                                                                        ing masks to filter out the dust and debris.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                investigation. Officials determined that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (AP Photos/Gulnara Samoilova)
                                                                        Nearly five years later, the lower Manhattan    Sept. 11, 2001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              passengers aboard the plane had overtaken
                                                                        skyline is visible looking north across the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the hijackers, preventing it from reaching its
                                                                        bridge. (AP Photos/Mark Lennihan)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           target. An American flag now hangs on a
 Sept. 11, 2001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     chain link fence surrounding the crash site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (AP Photos/Gene J. Puskar)
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