Sept. 11: 11 years on
Today we recognize one of the most significant Tuesday mornings in history, September 11, 2001.
We know everyone has their own unique experiences of that day, and we welcome you to share those with us and the St. Louis Public Radio communities here on stlpublicradio.org, on Facebook or on Twitter.
Because we understand that everyone recognizes Sept. 11 in different ways, we have a variety of resources for you:
From NPR today: reporting on how commemoration ceremonies this year are decidedly lower-key than in years past.
Statement from President Obama - from his weekly address
From St. Louis on the Air: our show from this week - a discussion about how life has changed in the 11 years since the tragedy on September 11, 2001.
Understanding 9/11: A television news archive - a vast collection of television coverage from Sept. 11, not only from US media, but also from around the world.
Sept. 11: a decade later - explore several stories on different aspects on how the events of Sept. 11 effected our lives. These stories were completed by our reporters last year, in recognition of the tenth anniversary of the date.
Included are the following:
- Remembering September 11th: conversations about then and now
- Missouri World Trade Center responders still at risk for health problems
- Former Ill. Gov., 9/11 Commission member Thompson speaks on state of U.S. security
- St. Louis region is ready to respond if disaster strikes, but funding cuts have some concerned
- To these kids, 9/11 is history: teaching a national tragedy
- Wash U: research against bioterrorism progressing, ten years after 9/11
Jack Buck reads his 9/11 poem - a video of the legendary St. Louis broadcaster reading his work