10 Years Later: San Diego Remembers 9/11
Photos, Videos & Special TV Programming
Airs Tuesday, August 30 at 10 p.m. & Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
As we approach the tenth anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, FRONTLINE rebroadcasts the extraordinary saga of FBI special agent John O’Neill. As the bureau’s top counterterrorism agent, O’Neill—who investigated the bombings of the U.S. embassies in Africa and the attack on the USS Cole—joined then national security counterterrorism co-coordinator Richard Clarke in believing that the United States should kill Osama bin Laden before Al Qaeda launched a devastating attack on America.
Airs Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. & Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 at 5 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
"Envision San Diego: How 9/11 Changed San Diego" looks at how life changed for San Diego after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. We'll examine the impact on local military and Islamic communities, and the impact local economy as it relates to security and the military.
Airs Friday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m. & Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Over one hour, the film examines the history of the dark side of America’s “war on terror.” From the creation of black site prisons abroad and super-secret facilities here in America, to targeted killings and covert wars waged by special forces, to a multibillion-dollar terrorism industrial complex, FRONTLINE and Pultizer Prize-winning journalist Dana Priest ask how a decade of fighting terrorism has reshaped the country and whether it has made us any safer.
Airs Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Ordinary things in homes and museums take on new meaning through association with people and experiences. This documentary examines items recovered after, or offered in response to, 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing and the Vietnam War, along with the stories of people who find these items important. With narration by Frank Langella and music by Philip Glass, the program reveals how, in times of stress, we come together in community and see otherwise ordinary objects as symbols of identity, memory and aspiration.
Airs Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
"PBS Newshour" presents a one-hour special commemorating the 10th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001. Hari Sreenivasan will narrate an account of the three major memorial observances at Ground Zero in New York City, at the Pentagon near Washington, DC, and in rural Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Jeffrey Brown will speak with several contributors to a new book, "Legacy Letters." Ray Suarez will explore the attitudes of American Muslims, their efforts to get beyond the deep mistrust caused by 9/11. Judy Woodruff introduces viewers to a generation of young Americans who know only a post-9/11 world. Gwen Ifill will explore a decade of war’s impact on hundreds of thousands of soldiers and their families and the nation’s efforts to care for them.
Airs Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
The New York Philharmonic, with conductor Alan Gilbert, soprano Dorothea Röschmann, mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung and the New York Choral Artists (Joseph Flummerfelt, director), performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection” in a concert for New York for the tenth anniversary of 9/11, in remembrance and renewal. Taped at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City on September 10.
Airs Friday, September 16, 2011 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
In a rare interview with Ali Soufan, the FBI agent who was at the center of the 9/11 investigations, FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith uncovers an insider’s view of the “war on terror.” One of only eight Arabic-speaking FBI agents, Soufan explains why he believes the attacks on the World Trade Center could have been prevented and how the use of torture failed to produce actionable intelligence.
Airs Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV (updated from September 13th)
FRONTLINE tells the inside stories of Sharif El-Gamal, a real estate developer, and of the victims’ relatives and anti-Islam activists who helped turn his project into a continuing battle over faith, values, and the meaning of being American. Also in this hour: Adam Davidson of NPR’s “Planet Money” returns to Haiti to meet a man with an unlikely plan to help turn around his country’s economy through tourism.
San Diego is commemorating the ten year anniversary of 9/11 with events throughout the county.