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The Truth About 9/11 Truthers

The government and the media say 9/11 Truthers are crazy. But it's their refusal to allow a real investigation that is nuts.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  09-12-2011  |  War

Unifinished Businessnew

Bill Doyle is on a mission to prove that Saudi Arabia bankrolled the 9/11 attacks.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jeff Gore  |  09-07-2011  |  International

What Made the World Trade Center Fall?new

One of the crucial technical disputes in American history is underway. It pits government technicians who say the WTC buildings were brought down by airplane impact against architects and building engineers who insist that the Twin Towers could never have collapsed solely due to the planes and are calling for a new independent investigation.
Santa Barbara Independent  |  Jay Levin and Tom McKenzie  |  09-21-2009  |  Science

'Man on Wire' Re-creates a Jaw-dropping High-wire Exploitnew

Philippe Petit, together with a band of accomplices, snuck into the World Trade Center, still under construction, and strung a wire between the towers, upon which Petit – an extraordinary wire-walker – not only walked, but also danced, hopped, lay down, and even playfully taunted arriving police.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andy Klein  |  08-08-2008  |  Reviews

Too Importantnew

World Trade Center deserved a more reliable director than Oliver Stone.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  08-16-2006  |  Reviews

Auteur Redemption

World Trade Center doesn't stint on devastation, but ultimately it depicts the towers' smoking remains as a place where souls are reclaimed -- and thus, by implication, where a director's shattered career can also be reborn.
Washington City Paper  |  Mark Jenkins  |  08-14-2006  |  Reviews

One Day in Septembernew

Although heavily sentimentalized, Stone finds the common ground Americans can rally around for relief from the devastation: We are, in the final analysis, good people.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  08-13-2006  |  Reviews

The Feel-Good Movie of the Summernew

Stone makes a movie on a politically loaded subject and tries really, really hard not to make it political, and he's still called a conspiracy nut, this time for not politicizing his subject.
Boston Phoenix  |  Peter Keough  |  08-10-2006  |  Reviews

First Respondersnew

What would you expect from an Oliver Stone film about 9/11? Guess again.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  08-10-2006  |  Reviews

After the Fallnew

Oliver Stone returns.
L.A. Weekly  |  Paul Cullum  |  08-10-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Born on the 11th of Septembernew

Stone turns to Ground Zero, where everyone's a hero and politics don't matter.
Seattle Weekly  |  Brian Miller  |  08-09-2006  |  Reviews

Oliver's Twist

Surprise, surprise -- in World Trade Center, Oliver Stone shows that he can turn down the bombast.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Scott Renshaw  |  08-04-2006  |  Reviews

The New Disaster Movienew

The events of September 11 renewed Hollywood's appetite for destruction.
The Village Voice  |  J. Hoberman  |  05-17-2006  |  Movies

Rudy to the Rescuenew

Every time a talking head invokes Rudy Giuliani's name as the master of disasters, it boosts his chances of succeeding Dubya as the guy who hands out the ice and the blankets.
The Village Voice  |  Jarrett Murphy  |  09-14-2005  |  Politics

Blind Sheik's Attorney Speaks of Her Convictionnew

Lynne Stewart, who represented Egyptian sheik Omar Abdel al-Rahman, claims a jury convicted her of "conspiring to conspire" because it was inflamed by the prosecution's focus on the sheik's hatred for Israel.
North Bay Bohemian  |  Peter Byrne  |  05-09-2005  |  Commentary

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