2005_10_smithson.jpgOne of the founders of the proposed-then-denied International Freedom Center at the Wrold Trade Cener site, Tom Bernstein, has resigned from the board raising money for the memorial. The co-founder of Chelsea Piers, Bernstein is the second board member to quit; the first was Agnes Gund. The turmoil over what kind of culture will be at Ground Zero continues, but the Daily News reports that the Smithsonian has been asked to advise on exhibits. While the Smitsonian is considering the offer, Gothamist thinks it would be a good idea. The Smithsonian launched an exhibit a year after September 11, 2001 September 11: Bearing Witness to History, with objects from the day. You can see the collection online.