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Sept. 11 Panel, New York Reach Deal on City Tapes

The national commission investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks said on Wednesday it resolved a dispute with New York that will give it access to tapes and transcripts of emergency calls made that day. The city will give the commission edited tapes of emergency 911 calls and transcripts of firefighters’ recollections as long as sensitive material is not be used in the commission’s report without permission from people on the tapes or their families, said commission spokesman Al Felzenberg. New York had argued that providing the material would violate the privacy of victims and emergency workers. The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States said last month it would issue a subpoena to New York to get the material, which it called “critical to understanding the interaction between members of the public and the city on September 11, 2001.” Full Story

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