Archive: June 2008

No Longer a Forbidden Place

When the nation's first major 9/11 memorial is dedicated on the grounds of the Pentagon's western side this September, it will change the iconic building into something it was not intended to be: a tourist destination. Since the day the...

By editors | June 20, 2008; 11:10 AM ET | Comments (0)

Families Find Solace In Pentagon Site

Jonathan Fisher walked slowly, searching for a name yesterday morning among the stainless steel benches laid out in perfect rows along the Pentagon's west wall. Family Members Visit Pentagon Memorial » His feet crunched on the gravel as he stepped...

By editors | June 20, 2008; 11:04 AM ET | Comments (0)

Forging a Lasting Tie to Pentagon Victims

PEVELY, Mo. -- The metal for Zoe and Dana Falkenberg was just under 3,000 degrees, glowing in heavy, black cauldrons that hung from the ceiling on cables and huge iron hooks. Workers at MetalTek International, a foundry 30 miles south...

By editors | June 20, 2008; 10:54 AM ET | Comments (0)


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