Skip to comments.September 11, 2001: What We Saw
Posted on 09/12/2006 6:43:23 PM PDT by nametrader
Warning This Video brings tears to my eyes. We must never Forget!! This is from a home video a few blocks from WTC. Capturing the day from the crash of the first tower through the collapse of the second tower. It's very clear and about a 70mb download. The site was very slow yesterday, and some of you may have already seen it, but I feel a need to share it. I hope the link works September 11, 2001: What We Saw
Thank you for sharing. distributing it will ensure it never dies.
I don't know if I can watch this...I haven't watched a video of this since last year.
The collapse is stunning -- I've never seen it that way before.
The urbane, emasculated, new york hipster chit-chat really sets the tone for why this Great City has been curled up in the fetal position of history for the past 5 years.
I went so far as to e-mail the couple thanking them for posting this. Giving the public this piece of history coupled with their very private, personal reactions was not something they needed to do. Very laudable and I would go so far as to say courageous of them. It's just overwhelming to watch, too.
This gives an entirely different view of the buildings and the collapse.
"The collapse is stunning -- I've never seen it that way before."
I have never seen this view before either. I wonder if they waited to release it on the five year anniversary?
bump for later. thanks for the post.
you were right. I cried.
I felt like I was there. I just want to hug the people who recorded this. God bless them for sharing it.
When they showed the first firetuck responding, I truly felt a part of the scene.
I had trouble downloading the file with Internet explorer, but could save it using FireFox.
I have trouble with IE too.
I did not realize you could download it. Thanks. I'm downloading it now.
The video has already been posted on YouTube:
Haven't seen it on myspace yet, but I bet it's there too.
almost forgot - I felt exactly the same. I felt like I was on-scene right there with them. And I cried with her when the first tower fell on.
Downloading allows you to play full screen and you can see a lot of detail of whats going on.
Thanks for the YouTube link. My Dad doesn't have the Quicktime plugin and dosen't know how to get it.
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Yeah, so courageous. Shrewd, too.
It was fascinating to listen to the chatter. Here they were just a couple of blocks away but they were as detached as if they were watching it on TV.
At one point someone asked if they were ok where they were. The guy says "yeah, they're attacking the World Trade Center, not us".
Later the woman says something like "run little people, run"
It bothered me at the beginning, but getting someone else's feedback makes it more disturbing to me, especially that last remark, which I hadn't caught.
But I live here, and these are my neighbors, and there's a lot of them, and it's...of concern. People who somehow haven't been made human, or have had the humanity bred and trained out of them.
I hope it's not as bad as all that.
I don't understand a person for whom the sun rises and sets on himself. I can be selfish, of course. And I'm not saying I'm better. I just don't understand someone who can watch that and not say, "I have to go down and help." There was no man in that room. A trust-fund boytoy, I assume.
At least one of the women wept. But the detached, mechanized "documentarian" (if there is such a thing) in the other woman would make her J-school profs at Columbia proud.
The Clinton Generation comes of age. I shudder to think of people like this in positions of great responsibility.
B U M P
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