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History sets 9/11 premiere for World Trade Center doc

U.S. net History is set to debut Marcus Robinson's documentary Rebuilding the World Trade Center (pictured) on September 11.
August 22, 2014

Thirteen years after the terrorist attacks, U.S. net History is set to debut Marcus Robinson’s documentary Rebuilding the World Trade Center (pictured) on September 11.

The Irish director began work on the doc – produced by All3Media Group-owned Lion Television – in 2006, when he placed 13 cameras throughout the World Trade Center site in order to document the eight years of rebuilding through time-lapse imagery.

The two-hour special outlines everything from the laying of the first foundation to the topping of the new, 104-story One World Trade Center with its spire, in addition to profiles of various construction workers.

Executive producers for History are Susan Werbe, Molly Thompson and Dirk Hoogstra. Lion’s Nick Catliff also serves as executive producer.

Rebuilding the World Trade Center debuts on September 11 at 6 p.m. EST/PST.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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