Tagged: September 11

Give the man credit. He’s earned it.

Yesterday (Thu., Sep 11, 2008) marked the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 in which three important U.S. buildings were destroyed or heavily damaged and nearly 3,000 innocent people lost their lives. It’s actually to our credit as a nation that we were able to mark yesterday with as little note as we did. The fact is, the memory of the attacks of 9/11 has faded dramatically in the past seven...

102 Minutes that changed everything.

102 Minutes that changed everything.

One year ago today, I was in New York City at Ground Zero covering the activities and remembrances in connection with the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. One of the five video pieces I produced in connection with that coverage bears repeating. You can watch the video here.

Debra Burlingame always gets it just right.

Debra Burlingame always gets it just right.

Debra Burlingame is the sister of Charles Burlingame, III, the captain of American Airlines flight 77 that was overtaken by terrorists and deliberately crashed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. She has written numerous articles and opinion pieces since the day she lost her brother. All of them have been masterful in striking just the right chord. She does it again in this article published today, Sept. 11, 2007 in The New York Daily...