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Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero / Steven Spielberg

Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero / Steven Spielberg

Tune into the Discovery Channel tonight at 8 E/P for executive producer Steven Spielberg’s Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero. This two part 6-hour documentary (the second installation will run September 1st) will take viewers on the journey of the process and struggles behind constructing One World Trade Center. As George Pataki, former New York governor, explains, the construction site is vastly different from any other site as it is hallowed land. Working to keep the memory of those fallen alive, and provide a symbol of strength, the rebuilding process continually faces challenges as the complex’s four skyscrapers, transportation hub, museum and memorial are “all being constructed at the same time and on the same location.” Watching this short clip we spotted on The Hollywood Reporter gave me chills – especially the part about “Big Red” and its fallen ones. Let us know what you think of the documentary this evening; we are sure it won’t disappoint!

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Cite: Karen Cilento. "Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero / Steven Spielberg" 25 Aug 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/163639/rising-rebuilding-ground-zero-steven-spielberg/> ISSN 0719-8884
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