For a time it's towers were the tallest buildings on earth and the World Trade Center-an engineering marvel-came to symbolize American prosperity and strength. Recalling a more innocent era this new production from the History Channel-filmed just months vefore the towers' tragic demise-charts the history of their construction revealing the controversies decisions and innovations that surrounded the project. Through interviews with the engineers architects politicians and contractors who proudly and ambitiously dreamt designed and build the complex THE WORLD TRADE CENTER: IN MEMORIAM examines the monument as both architectural achievement and cultural icon. What emerges is not only a tribute to a building but an inspiring and intimate story of the birth and growth of an American symbol. Filled with extraordinary photos and archival footage of the construction of America's beloved twin towers this is a comprehensive and unforgettable celebration of a vanished landmark. DVD Features: World Trade Center Timeline; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.
Producer: Bob Petrella
Producer: Nancy Oey