On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the nation pauses to remember. Ceremonies take place at memorials in New York City; Shanksville, Pa.; and at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. President Biden travels to all three sites today to pay respects. And former president George W. Bush speaks at the Flight 93 Memorial in Pennsylvania.
LISTEN TO 9/11 SPECIAL COVERAGE ON NPR RADIO 89.1
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. Listen for coverage of memorial ceremonies, and insightful retrospectives on the past two decades since the attacks. . Live coverage from NPR starts at 5:00 a.m.
Sacred Ground: A September 11th special from NPR
Saturday at 11 a.m. on NPR 89.1
This one-hour documentary gives us a window into the crash of Flight 93 near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, through the stories of Tim Lambert, who was a young journalist in Harrisburg. The tragedy launched Lambert on a 20-year journey, starting with his efforts in aiding the recovery.
9/11 – The Day That Changed Our Lives Forever, from the BBC
Saturday at noon on NPR 89.1
Listen as New Yorkers recall, in their own words, where they were, and how in the days, months and years afterwards they’ve managed to process the horror of what happened. We’ll hear New Yorkers like Ray Birge, who was under the tower when the first plane hit, talk about how telling their stories in the 9/11 Memorial Tour helps them cope with the trauma that never goes away.