- Oct 9, 2009
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On 11 September, 2001, nearly 500,000 people were evacuated by boat from southern Manhattan.
It was a day of indelible images — apocalyptic, surreal, violent, ghostly, both monumental and profoundly personal. Wrenching to remember. Impossible to forget. The terrorist attacks of 9/11 were captured in countless pictures by news photographers, bystanders, first responders, security...
The moments of the worst foreign attack on American soil.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Col. Philip A. McNair, who was at the Pentagon when it was struck on Sept. 11, 2001. Please note that some might find the content in this piece graphic and disturbing.
His heroism on 9/11 drew from a lifetime of faith and character.
In Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the valor of the passengers and crew has become central to the history of 9/11.
In six chapters, through six perspectives, we attempt to tell the story of what happened next after the planes struck and the world changed forever.