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Voices of Reflection: NPR Special Coverage

To mark the first anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, NPR News provides comprehensive coverage online and on the air. The following NPR programming can be heard live on www.npr.org, from 5 a.m. ET Sept. 11 through 1 a.m. ET Sept. 12, and on many NPR member stations (check local listings, air times may vary).

5 a.m. -- 8:30 a.m. ET: Morning Edition, hosted by Bob Edwards in Washington, D.C., features live reports from Ground Zero, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa.

8:30 a.m. -- 11 a.m. ET: NPR News special coverage, Voices of Reflection, is hosted by Neal Conan in Washington and Scott Simon in New York City. Coverage includes New York's citywide moment of silence (scheduled for 8:46 a.m.), the reading of names of the World Trade Center victims, and memorial services at the Pentagon, Shanksville, and the National Cathedral in Washington.

11 a.m. -- noon ET: Morning Edition continues.

Noon -- 4 p.m. ET: An NPR News Special, anchored by Neal Conan, includes listener call-ins, interviews with guests around the country, and discussions with listeners and guests around the following themes:

Noon - 1 p.m. ET: Conan leads a discussion of the value of collective mourning, with Scott Simon in New York City, Tom Gjelten at the Pentagon and John Ydstie in Shanksville; and guests including playwright John Guare and novelist Julia Alvarez.

1 p.m. - 2 p.m. ET: Conan discusses other memorials to those lost on Sept. 11; guests include journalists David Remnick, Linda Ellerbee and James Fallows.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET: Conan talks with people who knew victims of the Sept. 11 attacks; and discusses U.S. foreign policy with author David Halberstam and New York Times columnist Tom Friedman.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET: Callers share their reflections on Sept. 11 and the year since.

4 p.m. -- 7 p.m. ET: All Things Considered, hosted by Robert Siegel and Jacki Lyden in Washington, features coverage of live events including President Bush's 4:30 p.m. visit to Ground Zero.

7:00 p.m. -- 10:00 p.m. ET: "Musical Voices of Reflection." Hosted by NPR's Fred Child and Susan Stamberg, the special program highlights the music memorials of the day and the past year.
NOTE: The program will incorporate President Bush's address to the nation from Ellis Island, at 9:01 p.m. ET.

10 p.m. -- 1 a.m. ET (Sept. 12): Three one hour documentaries offered by The Public Radio Collaboration.

10:00 p.m. -- 11:00 p.m. ET: After 9/11: The New War on Terrorism. Hosted by Susan Stamberg, with reports from NPR's Mike Shuster, Barbara Bradley and Christopher Joyce, this documentary examines the war on terrorism's impact on U.S. foreign policy, surveillance technology and domestic FBI tactics.

11 p.m. -- midnight ET: Days of Infamy.Twice in living memory, the Library of Congress has collected recordings of Americans reacting to a surprise attack - following Pearl Harbor, and after Sept. 11. Selections from those recordings are heard in this program from Minnesota Public Radio and American Radio Works.

Midnight -- 1 a.m. ET Sept. 12: A Need to Belong, a documentary exploring patriotism and the place of loyalty and dissent in the changed world after Sept. 11, was produced by KQED Public Radio.






   
   
   
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