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Final Edition - 9/11 Explosive Evidence - Experts Speak Out with Richard Gage, AIA
Date Wednesday July 11
Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
The Victoria Theater, 2961 16th St., San Francisco
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorTania Torres
Wrapping up the 30 City World Premiere Tour of the Documentary — FINAL EDITION
“9/11: Explosive Evidence – Experts Speak Out”

If you thought that the fires at the World Trade Center twin towers, set off by the horrific jetliner impacts of September 11, 2001, were the cause of the destruction of those iconic skyscrapers, you may be mistaken. Experts now cite evidence showing that high-temperature incendiaries and explosives were planted throughout the twin towers and the lesser-known 47-story Building 7, also destroyed later the same day.

So says a group of architects and engineers nearly 1700 strong, represented by Richard Gage, AIA, founder of Architects & Engineers For 9/11 Truth (AE911Truth) and the director/producer of a new documentary. Two years in the making, the documentary “9/11: Explosive Evidence – Experts Speak Out – FINAL EDITION ” officially debuted May 22 in Beverly Hills with a red carpet treatment and press conference.

Famed actor Ed Asner, host and narrator of AE911Truth's micro-documentary "Architects & Engineers – Solving the Mystery of WTC 7," joined Gage at the Beverly Hills kickoff and introduced the film. Also lending some star power to the Beverly Hills opening night were veteran Hollywood actors John Heard and Judd Nelson. High-rise architect Robert McCoy, one of the respected building professionals featured in Experts Speak Out, also attended the opening.

A variety of special guests will appear with Gage at other premiere locations across the country, including experts featured in the film, family members of 9/11 victims, and prominent public figures who support 9/11 Truth. Mechanical engineer Tony Szamboti and 9/11 family member Bob McIlvaine, who made headlines with their explosive 9/11 interview by Geraldo on Fox News in 2010, will attend the premiere screening in Philadelphia on June 25.

The film features 43 experts in building engineering, physics, chemistry, and other technical fields, plus a half-dozen psychologists who discussed the denial of the evidence that the AE911Truth engineers have been seeking to get attention to since the founding of the nonprofit organization in 2007. The group's petition, signed by 14,000 concerned citizens in addition to the architectural and engineering experts, calls upon the U.S. Congress to initiate a new independent investigation.

“The official story about the attacks of September 11 falls apart when you look squarely at the facts and apply basic scientific principles to interpret them," says Gage. "After more than ten years, a high-level investigation of the evidence is long overdue. Too much is at stake here to sweep the concerns under the rug. Family members of 9/11 victims speak to the viewers of this film. They explain why they are still not happy with the answers they've been given by our government. And they are asking you to join them in looking at what our experts have to say."

Several of the film's experts bear PhD's, including renowned biologist Lynn Margulis, now deceased. Margulis was a National Medal of Science winner who, along with the other experts in this film, describes unscientific aspects of the US government's studies of the engineering failures at the World Trade Center. The complete, symmetrical failure of WTC 7 was especially baffling to engineers at the time. According to experts interviewed in the film, the official reports by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and later by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) assume their own conclusions, exclude relevant evidence, and failed to draw reasonable conclusions from the evidence that was examined. Dr. Margulis for instance discusses how the scientific method should have been applied to the evidence of high-temperature incendiaries found in the WTC dust by an international group of scientists.

The documentary is filled with testimony from experts such as Les Young, one of several high-rise architects interviewed in the film, who remarks, “I would not have expected the whole building to just give in at once. And I thought it rather odd that they fell almost perfectly – in very similar ways. It seemed odd that lightning would strike twice.”

The documentary presents interviews with several psychologists who share their ideas about why the evidence discussed by the technical experts in the film has been difficult for many to face, and how to make it easier.
Regarding WTC Building 7, materials engineer Kathy McGrade says in the film, "The symmetry is the smoking gun."

Structural engineer Ron Brookman notes: "The destruction of evidence was a criminal act in itself.... It was already being carted away and destroyed when the FEMA investigators got there about a month after September 11."

According to retired physics teacher David Chandler: "In order for [WTC 7] to be falling down with zero resistance, it means that the resistance had to have been removed by something else.... You can’t have free fall when there’s support.... If I were a scientist at NIST, I’d be embarrassed to try to put forward something like [what they said in their report]. It was clearly a fraudulent argument."

The NIST report on the twin Towers blames their destruction on office fires ignited by the jetliner impacts, combined with the removal of fireproofing insulation, knocked off the steel by those impacts. The NIST report on WTC 7, which was not hit by a jetliner, blames fires alone.

This screening concludes a 30-city cross-country tour of the United States.

Tickets available at
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jun 19th, 2012 1:14 PM
§Richard Gage, AIA, Founder of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth
by Tania Torres Tuesday Jun 19th, 2012 1:14 PM
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