september 11

  • September 11, 2011  

    After 19 Muslim hijackers attacked the United States on 9/11, many Muslims living across the country had their allegiance to America questioned and faced problems being able to practice their religion. Ray Suarez reports from Tennessee on the state of life for Muslim-Americans, 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks. Continue reading

  • September 9, 2011    

    For young people who have grown up in the shadow of the 9/11 attacks and an economic crisis, there’s no shortage of questions about the future. Continue reading

  • September 9, 2011    

    The terrorist attacks of 9/11 have wielded significant impacts on politics and war policy in the United States. — but does that dialogue continue, 10 years later? Continue reading

  • September 8, 2011  

    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

  • September 6, 2011  

    The collapse of the Twin Towers served as a stark and stunning reminder to architects and engineers of the value of using concrete to protect skyscrapers from the ravages of fire. Miles O’Brien reports on how the design of skyscrapers has changed since 9/11. This report was produced in collaboration with the PBS program “NOVA.” Continue reading

  • September 5, 2011  

    Students, teachers and parents of New York’s P.S. 150’s, located just blocks away from ground zero, recount their powerful memories of the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. This is an extended excerpt from the film “The Class of 9/11,” produced by filmmaker Jacques Menasche for the Dart Society. Continue reading

  • September 2, 2011  

    What does 9/11 mean to the people who live in Afghanistan and the Americans troops fighting there? Special correspondent Adam Pletts reports on the feelings regarding the terror attacks on American soil, which he gathered from both groups while embedded with U.S. Marines in southern Afghanistan. Continue reading

  • August 18, 2011  

    Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the NewsHour and local PBS stations have launched a new project called the 9/11 Video Quilt. We’ve collected reflections from Americans across the country about what’s changed since 2001. Here’s a sampling of the responses so far. Continue reading

  • August 2, 2011  

    Nearly 10 years after the 9/11 attacks and with the American military involved in multiple Muslim nations, a Gallup survey showed strong positive feelings among Muslim-Americans about their prospects in this country. Ray Suarez discusses the poll’s findings with Mohamed Younis of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies. Continue reading

  • September 10, 2010    

    Sept. 11, 2010, marks nine years since terror attacks struck the Pentagon, Shanksville, Pa., and the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York. This collection of aerial and satellite photos, taken from 1954 to 2009, reveal both stark and subtle changes around the World Trade Center site. Continue reading