As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 nears, several outstanding examples of how TV dealt with the tragedy come to mind, including David Letterman’s first broadcast after the attacks and Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s appearance on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ But perhaps none was more powerful than the first post-9/11…
Working with the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, the oral history project StoryCorps is on a mission to record at least one story honoring each of the victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center that occurred on February 26, 1993 and on September 11, 2001.
The Twin Towers were enormous buildings and the attacks of 9/11 were of such magnitude that people were able to see the skyline change from neighboring states and camera-equipped satellites were even able to capture the aftermath from space.
On that tragic day 10 years ago, most of us could not possibly keep up with all the stories, incoming news and devastation. Even though it was 10 years ago, for all of us its still is in our hearts as if it were just yesterday. These, I'm sure, are just a few facts that we know today.