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WTC investigators want to speak with 9/11 survivors (2 years later . . . )

Now? Why did it take 2 YEARS for them to get around to asking questions of the survivors? And interviews through 'focus groups'? What's the deal with that? And why is this being conducted by the an arm of the Commerce Department? Someone ought to email them some of the right web sites to explain how and why the towers fell . . .
WTC investigators want to speak with 9/11 survivors
Wednesday, September 17, 2003 Posted: 11:14 PM EDT (0314 GMT)

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A federal group investigating the collapse of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, announced Wednesday it is seeking information from individuals who were inside the Twin Towers that day, or who were in contact with friends and relatives in the buildings.

Within a month, investigators from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an arm of the Commerce Department, plan to begin conducting hundreds of interviews either face-to-face, by phone, or through focus groups.

They hope to get firsthand accounts of what was happening inside the towers after they were hit by hijacked airliners.

"These are just a few of the myriad of tiny details that will help us piece together a mosaic that will help us answer the difficult questions of how the buildings failed, and what can be done to reduce future risks from fire or other building emergencies," said Jack Snell, the director of the NIST building and fire research laboratory.
 http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/Northeast/09/17/wtc.investigation/index.html
talk about under the radar 18.Sep.2003 12:24

investigator

"that will help us answer the difficult questions of how the buildings failed"

In other words, more than 2 years later we still don't know, cannot explain, and/or will not explain why the buildings fell.

Thanks for clearing that up...

they already know 18.Sep.2003 19:35

an investigator

They already know how those towers fell. They just want to shut these witnesses up.