9-11 Tenth Anniversary

7:20am

Wed September 7, 2011
The Two-Way

Remembering Sept. 11: 'I Threw The Phone Down, I Screamed'

As the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks draws closer, we're pointing to some of the stories being told about that day and the days since.

Madeleine V. Leckie Elementary School in Washington, D.C., has a strong, painful connection to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, as NPR's Claudio Sanchez reported earlier on Morning Edition.

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6:29am

Wed September 7, 2011
Remembering 9/11

9/11: Coping with Emotions, Ten Years Later

Bev Marquez, a licensed professional counselor and the Operations Director at Metro Crisis Services in Denver, was one of a number of mental health professionals from across the country at Ground Zero immediately after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  She talks with KUNC's Erin O'Toole about how the field of crisis counseling has changed since then, and offers suggestions on how to deal with fears and unwanted emotions that may resurface.

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9:08pm

Tue September 6, 2011
Remembering 9/11

9/11: Remembering Through Music

Numerous benefit concerts are planned both nationally and here in Colorado to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks. KUNC’s Peter Johnson explores some the musical choices that range from defiant Beethoven, to reflective spiritual works, to musical Americana.

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1:45pm

Tue September 6, 2011
The Two-Way

Newly Revealed Video Shows Smoke Rising From Flight 93

When passengers aboard United Flight 93 fought back on Sept. 11, 2001, they prevented what could have been a devastating strike on Washington by the four terrorists who had hijacked the jet.

Now, a newly released video shows — from a distance — the smoke rising above the hills of Shanksville, Pa., where Flight 93 came down. Thirty three passengers, five flight attendants and two pilots died.

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10:09am

Tue September 6, 2011
Reflecting On Sept. 11, 2001

5 Other Surprise Attacks That Changed History

One of the earliest accounts of a surprise attack comes from Greek mythology: the Trojan Horse.
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The headline writers at USA Today put it this way: "9/11 How One Day Changed Our World." National Geographic observed that the attacks of Sept. 11 would "alter the course of history."

But the shocking assaults in 2001 on the World Trade towers, the Pentagon and the planned hit on the Capitol were not the first surprise attacks that changed the way humans do business.

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