Sept. 11 anniversary programming

Minnesota Public Radio News will mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with an entire day of special programming on Sunday, September 11. Starting at 6 a.m. and continuing until 11 p.m., our listeners will hear live coverage of memorial services, analysis from reporters around the world, and in-depth documentaries. We will preempt most of our regular programming schedule.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 11

6 a.m.-7 a.m. -- We Remember: StoryCorps Stories from 9/11
Stories from families and friends who tell us about their loved ones and their loss.

7 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Live coverage from NPR
Audie Cornish hosts live coverage of the official memorial ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks; with Robert Siegel at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tom Gjelten at the Pentagon, and John Ydstie in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

1 p.m.-4 p.m. -- NPR coverage continues
Neal Conan hosts. Neal will talk with first responders who were called to the sites 10 years ago, and with victims' family members and survivors of the attacks. He will also take calls from listeners about their memories of September 11th, 2001.

4 p.m.-5 p.m. -- All Things Considered
NPR will wrap up the day's events in this daily news magazine program.

5 p.m.-6 p.m. -- MPR News 9/11 Special
Hosted by MPR's Cathy Wurzer. This program will present coverage of Sept. 11 memorials held in Minnesota, as well as original reporting from MPR News.

6 p.m.-7 p.m. -- On Being
Krista Tippett hosts an event at St. Paul's Chapel, across the street from ground zero where first responders took shelter. Her guests are the New Yorker's Hendrik Hertzberg, author and journalist Pankaj Mishra, and Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary.

7 p.m.-8 p.m. -- We Remember: StoryCorps Stories from 9/11
Stories from families and friends who tell us about their loved ones and their loss.

8 p.m.-9 p.m. -- The Sonic Memorial Project
This program ommemorates the life and history of the World Trade Center and the people who passed through its doors.

9 p.m.-10 p.m. -- The 9/11 Generation Speaks
WNYC's Radio Rookies look at the 9/11 attacks through the eyes of young people.

10 p.m.-11 p.m. -- Living 9/11
WNYC's Marianne McCune guides us through life in New York immediately after the 9/11 attacks.


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SATURDAY, SEPT. 10

MPR News is also offering special programming on Saturday Sept. 10. The Saturday schedule is normal except for the following changes.

2 p.m.-3 p.m. -- On Being
Krista Tippett hosts an event at St. Paul's Chapel, across the street from ground zero where first responders took shelter.

3 p.m.-4 p.m. -- BBC Newshour live from New York City
Preempts Fresh Air Weekend.

7 p.m.-8 p.m. -- Fresh Air Weekend
Host Terry Gross will focus on 9/11. Preempts American Routes.

8 p.m.-9 p.m. -- Studio 360
Preempts American Routes.

9 p.m.-10 p.m. -- On The Media
Preempts World Cafe.

10 p.m.-11 p.m. -- The Secret War on Terror
A documentary produced by the BBC. Preempts World Cafe.

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