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Attacks and Aftermath
Kwame Holman reports on the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington.
on New York
planes crashed into the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center this
morning, destroying both buildings and possibly killing thousands.
A plane crash
at the Pentagon rocked the nation's capital Tuesday, shutting down
in the Air
traffic system in the United States has been shut down as the U.S.
reacts to terrorist attacks.
leaders respond to the alleged terrorist attacks in New York and
Bush's Statement and Reaction
Bush calls the attacks against New York
and Washington "evil, despicable acts."
are the next steps the U.S. should take after the attacks?
Tom Oliphant and William Kristol respond to the president's speech.
Gwen Ifill leads a Washington Week panel reviewing the administration's
response to the attacks.
Assessing a Disaster
NewsHour historians and columnists Tom Oliphant and Bill Kristol review
the events of a day that saw the shattering of American landmarks.
Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) And Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and former Deputy
Secretary of State Strobe Talbott react
to the terrorist attacks.
CIA Director Jim Woolsey and former Senator David Boren on the intelligence
aspect of the strikes.
Three experts on who might have been behind the attack.
Discussing the Attacks
experts on changes
in airline security.
Reporters Scott Gurvey and Thor Valdmanis, Frank Donohue of the American
Red Cross and health correspondent Susan Dentzer.
Aviation experts on security in the air.
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander George Joulwan gives a military
perspective on the attacks.
Tom Oliphant and William Kristol on the attacks' aftermath.
The NewsHour's historians put the attack in historical perspective.
Two experts discuss how structural issues affected
the destruction of the World Trade Center towers.
The Bush Administration,
House Speaker Dennis Hastert and Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle
say Congress will reconvene despite the attacks.
Attorney General Ashcroft condemns the terrorist attacks.
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld with his department's reaction.
Presidential Adviser Karen Hughes outlines administration response to
The president speaks from Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana at around
1 p.m. Eastern time.
The president's brief address shortly after 9 a.m. Eastern time.