Library of Congress: September 11

Today in History ordinarily presents events that happened at least twenty-five years in the past, but this day is an exception.

Within hours of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Library of Congress staff began to call for and collect a vast array of original materials concerning the attacks on the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, and the fate of United Airlines Flight 93 which crashed into the earth at Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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