Watch The Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero

"The Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero" (2011) is a documentary mini-series about rebuilding the site of New York City's World Trade Center which had been destroyed 10 years earlier. The construction was based on an architectural plan developed in 2003. The documentary covers such matters as ensuring the security of the new buildings, the impacts on local businesses, and a memorial to the victims of the 9/11 attacks.

Thursday 8:00 PM et/pt on Discovery Channel
1 Season, 6 Episodes - Currently Airing
Documentary & Biography, Learning & Education
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The Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero Full Episode Guide

  • Steven Spielberg's honors the victims of 9/11, with the reveal of a new memorial commemorating the names of the thousands we lost and will never forget. After ten long years, their families will finally have a proper place to mourn.

  • Producer Steven Spielberg presents the story of New York's new iconic train station that once lay beneath the hallowed ground of theTwin Towers.

  • Steven Spielberg presents the National 9/11 museum, using remnants and items to tell the tragedy of that fateful day.

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Watch Paul Simon's 'The Sound of Silence' Performance From 9/11 Anniversary Ceremony

It's a moment that was as stirring as it was heart-wrenching. During a Sunday morning ceremony honoring the nearly 3,000 lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, Paul Simon and his guitar created what deserves to become an iconic musical moment. Simon performed a haunting rendition of "The Sound of Silence." Watch it here.

'Rebuilding Ground Zero' To Air Tonight On The Discovery Channel

Tonight, the Discovery Channel airs "The Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero" at 5 p.m. E/P. The documentary chronicles transforming the place where the once-iconic World Trade Center stood - and on September 11, 2001, fell - into a 16-acre complex that memorializes what every American lost that day, and has fought to regain since.

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