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Hartford Courant Stories From The First Week After 9/11

  • Apparent Terrorism; Horrific Destruction

    Twin Towers Collapse; Nation At A Standstill

  • The Attack

    The Attack

    AN APPARENT TERRORIST ATTACK destroyed both towers of the World Trade Center in New York today. Two planes, at least one of them from Boston, crashed into the two towers. A third plane crashed into the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

  • Act Of War

    America's sense of security was smashed with apocalyptic fury Tuesday when the most destructive and meticulously planned terror attack in history shattered two of the country's most potent symbols. Shortly after leaving Boston, American Airlines Flight 11 to Los Angeles banked south near Albany...

  • FBI: 50 Singled Out In Eastern Sweep

    Driven by images of the corpse-strewn rubble in New York and Washington, thousands of grim FBI agents swept over the East Coast Wednesday in an extraordinary hunt for those responsible for Tuesday's terror attacks. The manhunt unfolded amid a dizzying array of related events. The White House won...

  • Searching For The Missing

    Searching For The Missing

    RESCUE WORKERS remove debris by hand Wednesday morning from the ruins of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan.

  • Searching For The Missing

    Searching For The Missing

    SEARCHING FOR HER MISSING COUSINS, Rosina Reynoso holds up a picture of them at the New School University, where a list of survivors was being posted. Reynoso ’s relatives, who worked as cooks at the World Trade Center, were feared dead.

  • Rescuers: Amid Gray Dust And Twisted Steel, A Sad Ordeal

    Rescuers: Amid Gray Dust And Twisted Steel, A Sad Ordeal

    The Rev. Geno Sylva walked away from the wreckage staring straight ahead. He wore a red hard hat and the white collar of a Roman Catholic priest. A purple stole hung around his neck. He came hoping to comfort the injured. He expected to perform the last rites. He did neither. Instead, he said,...

  • In Wethersfield: A Family Searches, Prays

    In Wethersfield: A Family Searches, Prays

    On the edge of a verdant town green, in a 100-year-old house where Richard Keane's five handsome boys grew up, this tragedy has come home. Dick Keane is gone. But this tightly bound Irish American family will not give in. They are papering New York with fliers -- ``Have you seen this man?'' --...

  • Bush: Vows Prolonged Military Campaign

    A strong and sustained U.S. military operation against the authors of this week's lethal terror attacks seemed a certainty Thursday, even as investigators pressed to identify terrorist collaborators who might still be in a position to strike more Americans. The timing of the military move appeared...

  • Waiting For Word

    Waiting For Word

    THE KEANE FAMILY awaits word Thursday in Wethersfield about Richard Keane, 54, still among the missing in the World Trade Center collapse Tuesday. Keane’s sister, Connie Feola, left, hugs sister-in-law Sharon Keane. Another sister, Terrie, far right, watches with husband, Tony Wilson.

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