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Some WTC History
from a video-talk on the Dawson-Perry Report
I lived in New York in the 1960's, when the
World Trade Center and the
twin towers were going up. In New York, the 60's was an era of intense
destruction and frantic high-rise build-up. Manhattan blocks being cleared for
"development" looked like they had been bombed. Meanwhile large areas
of the Bronx and Brooklyn, red-lined by the banks, decayed into
Does anyone remember that the World Trade
Center was a brainchild of the Rockefellers? I remember photos in The New York Times
of Nelson and David glowing over architect's models of those obscene
towers. Now you never see the name "Rockefeller" in any of the
official WTC histories. The golden name has been disassociated
from the dark imagery of 911.
Farewell, Radio Row.
Was the project pre-wired to self-destruct? Did the Rockefellers sign off on the 911 demolition? I don't know. One slender Rockefeller connection (through NBC and 911) is Paul Bremmer, a protege of Henry Kissenger, himself a protege of the Rockefellers. Interviewed on NBC that momentous morning Bremmer was so on-message with the official propaganda line that I have speculated (in my NBC Spins 911) that the bin Laden memo all the media was reading from that day may have originated at Bremmer's own desk.
WTC already doomed.
The formidable-looking facade, weakening day by day, was in danger of peeling off and falling into the street, which is what they did on 911.Another built-in irreversible problem was that the WTC buildings were full of asbestos. They may have been "sick buildings" in other environmental ways. The twin towers were white elephants waiting for replacement. The entire WTC complex, including Building 7, had become, prematurely expendable. Consider, though, that the WTC had paid for itself and profited the investors and profited various landlords, public and private, over and over during its life. Also consider the pressure of insatiable New York developers to raze anything in sight on any pretext and to build anew the latest gleaming office structures and luxury condos for the new booming yuppie class.
WTC demolition planned in '80's
The demolition of such gigantic steel structures,
with their thick concrete floors, if lawfully performed in conformance
with New York City codes, would have been an immensely arduous and
expensive task, estimated back then at $5.6 billion. (This
included the slow and laborious task of cutting, with oxy-acetylene
torches, the giant hardened steel members of the high-rise structures.
(In those days you could not so easily melt steel, say with a kerosene fire, the official physics for this process having not been in place until a few weeks after September 11, 2001.)
From my midtown office window at Third Avenue and 50th in the late 1960's, I watched such a New York demolition proceed on an old steel and concrete high-rise accross the street. Using cutting torches, workers laboriously severed the old steel members into manageable sections one-by-one. Then they drilled holes into the thick concrete floors and placed small dynamite charges within. A huge ponderous steel net was laid down over the area to be blasted.
When the shrill warning whistle blew, I knew to swivel my chair toward the window. Then, bang, and the heavy steel net jumped. The net contained all the shattered concrete debris within. Workers hosed down the area with water to suppress the dust. Then they had to gather up the concrete chunks and cart them to funnels which conducted the debris down into dump trucks below. This went on for months, floor by floor.
The same slow, expensive, labor-intensive procedures would have been required had the twin towers been lawfully deconstructed.
In 1989 the architects assigned to the WTC demolition were told that the entire project had been cancelled and that their office, located in the WTC, was to be closed. One source states that someone told the architects that, "In ten to twelve years they are going to blow it up and start over."
Despite my total
immersion in 911 truth since it happened, this is one of the most
startling, eye-opening articles I've ever read. It fits in with my own
- Jeff (aircraft tech.), Seattle
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