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Watching The World Change: the stories behind the images of 9/11

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9/11/2001. View of the World Trade Center terrorist attack from a photographer's living room

Watching The World Change
The attacks of September 11 were the most visually documented breaking-news event in human history. Tens of thousands of observers committed millions of moments to film, to digital stills, to videotape.
by David Friend
REALTIME: Book Review
In David Friend's new book, Watching the World Change: The Stories Behind the Images of 9/11 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006), "watching" is the operative word. On 9/11, I watched, you watched, he watched, and they watched as it happened.
by Marianne Fulton