SEPTEMBER 11 COMMEMORATION
"Although we will never forget the tremendous loss that we
suffered, New York is a stronger city today than it was a year ago: determined
to rebuild and resolved to preserve our precious freedom."
Mayor Michael Bloomberg Thanks Nations for Help And Support Following Attacks.
"In the United States, the physical scars are with each passing
day less noticeable but our wounds as a people are not yet healed."
by Ambassador Coats at Commemorative Event by the Checkpoint Charlie Stiftung
"Danke Berlin". 11. September 2002.
all remember where we were and how we felt when we learned of the terrorist attacks
last September 11. We remember the blue sky of that Tuesday morning and, moments
later, the black smoke that streaked against it. We remember the terrible scenes
of planes crashing into buildings and the dread we felt as we learned the names
of mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, children and their teachers -- innocent
victims from more than 80 countries."
"Where We Stand"
by President George W. Bush. Byliner in "USA Today" Weekend Edition,
September 6, 2002.
the 11th was not the beginning of global terror, but it was the beginning of the
world's concerted response. History will remember that day not only as a day of
tragedy, but as a day of decision ..."
Videotaped Remarks by President
Bush to Commemorate September 11th. 11. September 2002.
11, 2001 will always be a fixed point in the life of America. The loss of so many
lives left us to examine our own. Each of us was reminded that we are here only
for a time, and these counted days should be filled with things that last and
President Bush's Address to the Nation. Ellis Island, September
attacks painfully demonstrated that security in our world is
... We should try to use the coalition against terrorism to forge a coalition
for global security and global development based on freedom, solidarity, justice,
and the rule of law."
Chancellor Schröder's Statement in Observance
of the First Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks in the United States. September 11,
George W. Bush talks to relatives of the victims from Flight 93 after laying a
wreath at the crash site in Somerset County Pennsylvania on September 11, 2002.
(White House photo by Eric Draper)