International Freedom Center 'Evicted' from Ground Zero

The ideologically-loaded debate over what kind of history can be permitted at the former World Trade Center site has put an end to the proposed International Freedom Center.

"After a summer of furious and steadily rising criticism, Gov. George E. Pataki evicted the proposed International Freedom Center museum yesterday from its place next to the World Trade Center memorial site. With that, the museum declared itself to be out of business.

"Critics said the sacred precinct of the memorial was no place for a lesson in geopolitics or social history, particularly when a separate memorial museum devoted solely to 9/11 was being planned entirely underground, within the trade center foundations."

Full Story: Governor Bars Freedom Center at Ground Zero


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