PBS NewsHour presents a
one-hour special broadcast commemorating the 10th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, Sunday, Sept. 11, 7:00 p.m.
on WTVP 47.1
The PBS NEWSHOUR team will examine the significance of the day in many different communities across the
nation. Hari Sreenivasan will narrate an account of the three major memorial observances at Ground Zero in New York City, at
the Pentagon near Washington, DC, and in rural Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Jeffrey Brown will speak with several contributors
to a new book, Legacy Letters; all have written letters, filled with insights gained in the past 10 years, to the family members
they lost when the Twin Towers collapsed in New York.
Ray Suarez will explore the attitudes of American Muslims, their efforts to get beyond the deep mistrust caused
by 9/11 and their perspectives on what the future looks like for them; the story will be shot in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Judy Woodruff introduces viewers to a generation of young Americans who know only a post-9/11 world and visits a small town in
California that has made extraordinary contributions, in terms of young lives lost, to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Gwen Ifill will explore a decade of war’s impact on hundreds of thousands of soldiers and their families and the nation’s efforts
to care for them.