May 4, 2013
The world's most expensive memorial - the National September 11th Memorial and Museum - nearly became a fiscal flatliner, it was learned this week.
If it weren't for billionaire mayor and 9/11 memorial-museum chairman Mike Bloomberg's "loan" of $15 million, the $700 million museum would have been history before it opened. Now, the world will find out what some of the more dogged 9/11 family members have known for years: It will be a "pay to grieve" museum, charging as much as $25 a head. More.