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Published on Aug 6, 2014
0:57 - Tight shot on the WTC 1 west face before 9:03 a.m.
1:46 - Known WTC 2 impact explosion/fireballs, shot from West Street. Interview with gentleman just before impact was removed by NBC in this version.
Shot by WNBC-TV camera operator Ralph Patterson.
Patterson was the first NBC cameraman on scene and the only TV videographer who was located almost at the base of the towers before 9:03 a.m. See Jeff Scarborough's book "September's Camera" (2007), reading excerpt:
pp. 10-11: "WNBC cameraman Ralph Patterson happened to be almost right at the World Trade Center when the first plane struck, and he shot NBC's first video of the scene."