Debunking 9/11 Myths: Why Conspiracy Theories Can't Stand Up to the Facts

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David Dunbar, Brad Reagan
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2006 - History - 170 pages
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The first conspiracy theories about September 11 began to emerge while the wreckage was still smoldering. Five years later, hundreds of books and thousands of Web pages are devoted to the idea that the U.S. government encouraged, permitted, or actually carried out the attacks. But an in-depth investigation by Popular Mechanics--first published in the magazine's March 2005 issue, and now expanded into book form--definitively proves that the evidence most often cited by conspiracy theorists is inaccurate, misinterpreted, or false. The book covers the 20 most prominent and persistent claims underlying the conspiracy theories, focusing on concrete, physical facts rather than political hypothesizing. The in-depth findings come from leading experts in all the relevant fields, including aviation, air defense, air traffic control, civil engineering, firefighting, metallurgy, and geology.--From publisher description.
 

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Contents

THE PLANES i
1
Wheres the Pod?
8
No StandDown Order
14
Military Intercepts
22
The Empire State Building Accident
29
Melted Steel
37
Puffs of Dust
43
Seismic Spikes
50
Pull It I
56
THE PENTAGON
59
Indian Lake I
89
Experts Consulted
109
Pentagon Building Report
135
Notes
154
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