WGCU-HD 30.1/Cable 3 & 440
Monday, August 29, 10 - 11 pm
OBJECTS AND MEMORY
What is it about a piece of paper, a chunk of metal or a small coin that provokes powerful memories? This program examines the importance and meaning of items recovered after, or offered in response to, 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing and the Vietnam War. The film is set to the music of Philip Glass and narrated by Frank Langella. (Reair)
Tuesday, August 30, 9 - 10 pm
FRONTLINE "The Man Who Knew"
When the Twin Towers fell, among the thousands killed was the one man who may have known more about Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda than any other person in America: the FBI's former top counterterrorism agent, John O'Neill. Forced out of the FBI, O'Neill took a new position as head of security at the World Trade Center. The story of O'Neill's life and death provides a rare glimpse inside the FBI and helps answer the question: What did the government know?(Reair)
Tuesday, September 6, 9 - 11 pm
FRONTLINE "Top Secret America"
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dana Priest asks how a decade of fighting terrorism has reshaped the country and whether it has made us safer.
Wednesday, September 7, 9 -10 pm
NOVA "Engineering Ground Zero" follows the five-year construction of One World Trade Center and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
Wednesday, September 7, 10 pm - Midnight
FRONTLINE "Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero"
This critically acclaimed film explores how peoples' beliefs have been challenged since September 11, and how they are coping with difficult questions of good and evil. (Reair)
On Sunday, September 11th, the Tenth Anniversary
3:30 - 4 pm “For the Love of Their Brother” is a heartwarming story about a Staten Island family whose youngest brother, a firefighter, perished on 9/11. To honor his sacrifice, his siblings founded the "Tunnel to Towers Run," an annual road race which retraces the firefighter's route from the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center.
4 - 5 pm FRONTLINE "Top Secret America" (Reair)
5 - 7 pm FRONTLINE "Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero" (Reair)
7- 8pm NOVA "Engineering Ground Zero" (Reair)
8 - 9:30 pm PBS NEWSHOUR “America Remembers 9/11” The NEWSHOUR team examines the significance of the day in different communities across the nation. Hari Sreenivasan narrates an account of the three major memorial observances at Ground Zero, the Pentagon, and in rural Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Jeffrey Brown speaks with contributors to a new book, Legacy 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 explores the attitudes of American Muslims and their efforts to get beyond the mistrust caused by 9/11. Judy Woodruff introduces young Americans who know only a post-9/11 world and visits a town in California that has made extraordinary contributions, in terms of lives lost, to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gwen Ifill explores a decade of war's impact on hundreds of thousands of soldiers and their families and the nation's efforts to care for them.
9:30 - 11 pm GREAT PERFORMANCES "The New York Philharmonic 10th Anniversary Concert for 9/11" presents Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 2, Resurrection in a Concert for New York for the tenth Anniversary of 9/11 in remembrance and renewal.
12 pm - 12:30 PBS NEWSHOUR “America Remembers 9/11” (Reair)
12 - 1 am “September's Children” focuses on the effect of war and terrorism on children. The program brings to life the searing events of 9/11 through the eyes of students at PS 234 in New York City, the elementary school closest to Ground Zero. The production also travels to war zones including Afghanistan, Israel and Gaza, where teachers, parents and mental health workers are using innovative techniques to treat the emotional havoc war and violence inflict on children. Narrated by Judy Woodruff.
Radio 90.1/91.7 FM
Wednesday, September 7, noon – 1 pm
Gulf Coast Live 9/11 Special
Wednesday, September 7, 8 - 9 pm
Humankind Weekly The 9/11 attacks were directed by fundamentalists whose philosophy was at odds with the religious tolerance espoused by America's founders and designed into the Constitution. This Humankind special, which updates the popular documentary "The Meaning of America", explores the roots of spiritual freedom. What was America's freedom of religion (or freedom to be non-religious) intended to make possible?
Thursday, September 8, 8 – 9 pm
9/11 The Sonic Memorial Project Commemorate the life and history of the World Trade Center and the people who passed through its doors. A collaboration between The Kitchen Sisters Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, NPR, independent producers, and stations and listeners nationwide, the project was created with audio artifacts, rare recordings, and the input of thousands. New York writer Paul Auster hosts this re-mixed and remastered special.
Thursday, September 9, 8 - 9 pm
We Remember: StoryCorps Stories from 9/11 –
Hosted by NPR's Audie Cornish, in partnership with StoryCorps and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, We Remember takes an intimate look at lives forever changed.
On Sunday, September 11th, the Tenth Anniversary:
7 am APM's Being with Krista Tippet
Who do we want to be for the next decade? What wisdom do we want to focus on, and grow more deeply into? Tippet discusses these things and more in the round from the edge of Ground Zero at St. Paul's Chapel, the heart and soul of recovery efforts in the days and months after 9/11.
8 am – 2 pm Weekend Edition
The Weekend Edition Sunday team with host Audie Cornish will provide live coverage capturing the day's events --- from Ground Zero to the Pentagon to Shanksville and far beyond with correspondents deployed across America and around the world. From the Pentagon, NPR National Security Correspondent Tom Gjelten will revisit where he was when American Airlines flight 77 slammed into America's military headquarters. Morning Edition host Renee Montagne will be in Afghanistan and will be part of our coverage from there.
2 - 5 pm Talk of the Nation
With host Neal Conan, Talk of the Nation will follow the day's events. Voices of people touched by 9/11 will be included, and listeners will be invited to call in and share their thoughts and reflections. Neal will be joined by NPR correspondents at the remote sites, as well as by NPR commentator Ted Koppel. Neal will talk with first responders who were called to the sites 10 years ago, and with victims' family members and survivors of the attacks. He will also take calls from and will ask them to reflect on how their lives were shaped by the events of that day.
5 – 6 pm All Things Considered
Host Guy Raz and NPR correspondents in Washington, at the Pentagon, in Pennsylvania and in New York will report and reflect on the day.
Tuesday, September 13, 8 - 9 pm
Intelligence Squared: America post 9/11: Is it time to end the war on terror?
Days after 9/11, President Bush declared a War on Terror that would "not end until every terrorist group of global reach has been found, stopped, and defeated." Since then we've been in two wars, witnessed the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama bin Laden. Is it time to end the War on Terror?