HISTORY: Documenting 9/11
History commemorates September 11, 2001 with several original programs that capture the experiences of those who lived through 9/11. As part of the 10th Anniversary of September 11, History will feature a block of documentary programming including:
9/11: The Days After (new! - premieres on 9/9/2011)
Making the 9/11 Memorial (new! - premieres on 9/11/2001)
102 Minutes That Changed America
The Day the Towers Fell
9/11: State of Emergency
Relics from the Rubble
Note: Many of these programs have sounds and images of 9/11 that are graphic in nature and difficult to watch. They are not recommended for students below high school age: adults should watch all programs before showing them to their students or children. check-out History's list of possible school and classroom activities as we commemorate the 10th Anniversary of September 11, 2001.
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Related Tools & Resources
History.com round-up of videos, speeches, timelines, photographs, and more that chronicle the September 11th attacks.
Online round-up of September 11th resources includes video clips, current news, full episodes of related programming, photographs, and more.
A moment-by-moment look at the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
In this special, the former mayor of New York City describes his urgent efforts to establish a safe command post, protect sites such as the Statue of Liberty, marshal medical professionals, and more.
Takes a look at this particularly American celebration, including how New York was the first state to officially declare a day of Thanksgiving, and how President Lincoln first made Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863. It also explores period accounts and art that bring Thanksgiving celebrations through the centuries to life, and find out the origins of traditions like the Macy's parade.