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New 9/11 oral history recalls the sensations of tragedy

Clip: 09/13/2019 | 8m 43s

For everyone old enough to remember September 11th, 2001, their experience of that catastrophic day is seared into memory. But details of what the victims, survivors and emergency responders endured have faded from national consciousness over time. Now, a powerful oral history from Garrett Graff, “The Only Plane in the Sky,” offers a lasting reminder of that pivotal moment in American history.

Aired: 09/13/19

Rating: NR

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