9/11 Memorial Museum Gift Shop Commercializes Tragedy

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Jul. 17, 2014

A 9/11 Memorial Museum gift shop has opened and is being dubbed the little shop of horror by critics, including families of the victims who died in the 9/11 attacks, who are deeply offended by the store, which they are condemning as inappropriate and insensitive. However, the 9/11 gift shop isn't exactly a surprise as similar shops already exist in Auschwitz, the Anne Frank house, and Hiroshima. We look at the tasteless nature of profiting from thecommercialization of a historic tragedy, in this Lip News clip with Elliot Hill and Mark Sovel.