September 11, 2011 As we continue to follow the ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, here's another musical moment from the ceremony in New York. Singer-songwriter Paul Simon performed his classic "The Sound of Silence."
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September 6, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, wildfires in Texas, and reviving home economics class. In the second hour, poet Philip Schultz talks about his memoir, My Dyslexia, and linguist Ben Zimmer talks about the evolving use of the term "ground zero'.
September 4, 2011 New York and Washington, D.C. were the primary targets on Sept. 11. The attacks played out mostly on TV for much of the rest of the country. Yet for most Americans, there is one moment when the distant tragedy became deeply personal.
President Obama pauses after laying a wreath at the National Sept. 11 Memorial at Ground Zero in New York, Thursday, May 5, 2011.
May 5, 2011 Marking Osama bin Laden's death where the terrorist inflicted his greatest damage, the president paid his respects by laying a wreath at ground zero in honor of the nearly 2,800 victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.
May 4, 2011 Former President George W. Bush declined President Obama's invitation to join him on Thursday at Ground Zero in New York City to mark the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
December 23, 2010 Discovered in the rubble of the World Trade Center, the pear tree was nursed back to health and now is a symbol of ground zero's rebirth.
August 23, 2010 The New York mosque appears to not only generate bad behavior during Sunday protest but good too.
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