For our “America Remembers 9/11″ special program, we invited two poets — Billy Collins and Nancy Mercado — to each read a poem to mark the anniversary.
Photographer Joel Meyerowitz spent months at Ground Zero, amassing roughly 8,000 images of the destruction and the heroic recovery efforts.
Passengers at Los Angeles International Airport pass through security in 2010. File photo by David McNew/Getty Images When Denver International Airport opened in 1995, the city was particularly proud of the main terminal building. They spent a lot of money … Continue reading
What if a jury selected a design for the new 9/11 memorial and then discovered that its architect was a Muslim? A new novel, “The Submission,” by Amy Waldman, explores that imagined scenario. Jeffrey Brown and the author discuss her debut novel. Continue reading
Correspondent Tom Bearden reports on the profound changes in aviation security and air travel after the 9/11 attacks. Critics say some of the new measures are excessive and infringe on the rights of travelers, pointing to more invasive searches and examples of passengers being detained. Continue reading
All week on the NewsHour, we’re exploring different stories about the world a decade after the 9/11 attacks. On Wednesday’s broadcast, you’ll see a report from NPR’s Daniel Zwerdling and the Center for Investigative Reporting about efforts to spot terrorist … Continue reading
The United States is “without a doubt” safer today than on Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists attacked New York City and Washington, D.C., President Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser John Brennan told the NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff on Wednesday. Continue reading
What if a jury selected a design for the new 9/11 memorial and then discovered that its architect was a Muslim? Ten years after the terrorist attack, the actual memorial is just about to open. But an alternative history is imagined in the new novel, “The Submission.”
For Thomas Heidenberger, the emotional scars are still fresh. His wife, Michele, was the lead flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 77, which flew into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. During a recent media event at the Pentagon’s 9/11 … Continue reading