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The September 11th Collection

This collection contains television news programs recorded live from around September 11, 2001 by the non-profit Television Archive to help patrons research this important part of United States history. These materials were available on the televisionarchive.org site from October 11, 2001 through 2003.

  Go to the Internet Archive to view news segments
  Watch a video summary of the news coverage on 9/11

We are hosting these videos at the Internet Archive, a non-profit library. These news segments are being loaned to our patrons to view for strictly non-commercial research purposes.

Analysis of the events posted on the original televisionarchive.org site in 2001 (courtesy of the Wayback Machine):

Because we have tried to get this collection up as quickly as possible, there are some segments that have not been uploaded yet (see a list of these files). We will continue to add files as they become available.

 

Click to see a program guide or a chronology of events:

Program Guide: September 11 September 12 September 13
Chronology: September 11 September 12 September 13

 



September 11: Program Guide
ABC BBC CBS CNN FOX NBC
08:31am
09:12am
09:54am
10:36am
11:18am
11:59am
12:41pm
01:23pm
02:04pm
02:46pm
03:28pm
04:09pm
05:33pm
06:14pm
06:56pm
07:38pm
08:20pm
09:01pm
09:43pm
10:25pm
11:06pm
11:48pm
09:16am
09:57am
10:39am
11:21am
12:02pm
12:44pm
01:26pm
02:08pm
02:49pm
03:31pm
04:13pm
04:54pm
05:36pm
06:18pm
06:59pm
07:41pm
08:23pm
09:04pm
09:46pm
10:28pm
11:10pm
11:51pm
08:31am
09:12am
09:54am
10:36am
11:17am
11:59am
12:41pm
01:22pm
02:04pm
03:28pm
04:09pm
04:51pm
05:33pm
06:14pm
06:56pm
07:38pm
08:19pm
09:01pm
09:43pm
10:24pm
11:06pm
11:48pm
08:48am
09:29am
10:11am
10:53am
11:34am
12:16pm
12:58pm
01:39pm
02:21pm
03:03pm
03:45pm
04:26pm
05:08pm
05:50pm
06:31pm
07:13pm
07:55pm
08:36pm
09:18pm
10:00pm
10:41pm
11:23pm
08:31am
09:12am
09:54am
10:36am
11:17am
11:59am
12:41pm
01:23pm
02:04pm
04:09pm
04:51pm
05:33pm
06:14pm
07:38pm
08:19pm
09:01pm
09:43pm
10:25pm
11:06pm
11:48pm
08:31am
09:12am
09:54am
10:36am
11:59am
12:41pm
01:23pm
02:04pm
02:46pm
03:28pm
04:09pm
04:51pm
05:33pm
06:14pm
06:56pm
07:38pm
08:19pm
09:01pm
09:43pm
10:24pm
11:06pm
11:48pm





September 12: Program Guide
ABC BBC CBS CNN FOX NBC
08:57am
09:39am
10:21am
11:02am
11:44am
12:26pm
01:07pm
01:49pm
02:31pm
03:12pm
03:54pm
04:36pm
05:18pm
05:59pm
06:41pm
07:23pm
08:04pm
08:46pm
09:28pm
10:09pm
10:51pm
11:33pm
00:33am
01:15am
01:56am
02:38am
03:20am
04:01am
04:43am
05:25am
06:06am
06:48am
07:30am
08:11am
08:53am
09:35am
10:17am
10:58am
11:40am
12:22pm
01:03pm
01:45pm
02:27pm
03:08pm
03:50pm
04:32pm
05:13pm
05:55pm
06:37pm
07:19pm
08:00pm
08:42pm
09:24pm
10:05pm
10:47pm
11:29pm
03:24am
09:39am
10:21am
11:02am
11:44am
12:26pm
01:07pm
01:49pm
02:31pm
03:12pm
03:54pm
04:36pm
05:17pm
05:59pm
06:41pm
07:23pm
08:04pm
08:46pm
09:28pm
10:09pm
10:51pm
11:33pm
00:05am
00:47am
01:28am
02:10am
02:52am
03:33am
04:15am
04:57am
05:38am
06:20am
12:35pm
01:17pm
01:59pm
02:40pm
03:22pm
04:04pm
04:45pm
05:27pm
06:09pm
06:51pm
07:32pm
08:14pm
08:56pm
09:37pm
10:19pm
11:01pm
11:42pm
03:24am
09:39am
10:21am
11:02am
11:44am
12:26pm
01:07pm
01:49pm
02:31pm
03:12pm
03:54pm
04:36pm
05:18pm
05:59pm
06:41pm
07:23pm
08:04pm
08:46pm
09:28pm
10:09pm
10:51pm
11:33pm
03:24am
09:39am
10:21am
11:02am
11:44am
12:26pm
01:07pm
01:49pm
02:31pm
03:12pm
03:54pm
04:36pm
05:17pm
05:59pm
06:41pm
07:23pm
08:04pm
08:46pm
09:28pm
10:09pm
10:51pm
11:33pm





September 13: Program Guide
ABC BBC CBS CNN FOX NBC
00:14am
00:56am
07:11am
07:53am
08:35am
09:16am
09:58am
10:40am
11:22am
12:03pm
12:45pm
01:27pm
02:08pm
02:50pm
04:13pm
04:55pm
06:18pm
07:00pm
07:42pm
08:23pm
09:05pm
09:47pm
00:10am
00:52am
01:34am
02:15am
02:57am
03:39am
04:21am
05:02am
05:44am
06:26am
07:07am
07:49am
08:31am
09:12am
09:54am
10:36am
11:17am
01:22pm
02:46pm
03:28pm
04:09pm
04:51pm
05:33pm
06:14pm
06:56pm
07:38pm
00:14am
00:56am
01:38am
07:53am
08:35am
09:16am
09:58am
10:40am
11:21am
12:03pm
12:45pm
01:26pm
02:08pm
03:32pm
04:55pm
06:18pm
07:00pm
07:42pm
01:06am
01:47am
02:29am
03:11am
03:52am
04:34am
05:16am
05:58am
06:39am
07:21am
08:03am
08:44am
09:26am
10:08am
10:49am
11:31am
12:13pm
12:54pm
01:36pm
02:18pm
03:00pm
03:41pm
04:23pm
05:05pm
05:46pm
06:28pm
07:10pm
07:51pm
08:33pm
00:14am
00:56am
01:38am
07:53am
08:35am
09:16am
09:58am
10:40am
11:21am
12:03pm
12:45pm
02:08pm
02:50pm
03:32pm
04:55pm
05:37pm
06:18pm
07:00pm
07:42pm
00:14am
00:56am
01:38am
07:53am
08:35am
09:16am
09:58am
10:32am
11:21am
12:03pm
12:45pm
01:26pm
02:50pm
03:32pm
04:13pm
04:55pm
05:37pm
06:18pm
07:00pm
07:42pm




September 11: Chonology of Events

8:48 a.m.

First news reports that American Airlines Flight 11 has crashed into One World Trade Center (north tower).
9:03 a.m. United Airlines Flight 175 crashes into Two World Trade Center (south tower).
9:17 a.m. FAA closes NYC area airports.
9:21 a.m. NYC Port Authority closes all bridges and tunnels in NYC.
9:24 a.m. President Bush calls crashes "an apparent attack on our country".
9:32 a.m. New York Stock Exchange closed.
9:40 a.m. FAA orders all commercial flights grounded.
9:43 a.m. American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon. (Note: other sources cite the crash at 9:37 and 9:45)
9:45 a.m. White House evacuated.
9:59 a.m. Two World Trade Center (south tower) collapses. (note: other souces cite the collapse at 10:03, 10:05, & 10:06)
10:00 a.m. United Airlines Flight 93 crashes in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. (note: the crash happened slightly after 10 am, perhaps as late as 10:10 according to other sources)
10:10 a.m. Portion of the Pentagon collapses.
10:13 a.m. United Nations building evacuates.
10:22 a.m. State and Justice Departments, and World Bank, evacuated in Washington DC.
10:24 a.m. FAA reroutes inbound transatlantic flights to land in Canada.
10:28 a.m. One World Trade Center (north tower) collapses.
10:45 a.m. All federal office buildings in Washington DC evacuated.
10:48 a.m. Police confirm Pennsylvania plane crash.
10:53 a.m. New York's primary elections postponed.
10:54 a.m. Israel evacuates diplomatic missions.
10:57 a.m. NY Gov. Pataki announces closure of all state government offices.
11:02 a.m. Mayor Giuliani urges New Yorkers to stay at home and orders an evacuation of the area south of Canal Street
12:04 p.m. Los Angeles International Airport evacuated.
12:15 p.m. San Francisco International Airport evacuated.

12:15 p.m.

US closes some Canada and Mexico border crossings.
1:02 p.m. NY Mayor Giuliani evacuates Manhattan south of Canal Street.
1:04 p.m. President Bush says: "Make no mistake, the United States will hunt down and punish those responsible for these cowardly acts." (note: other sources cite this at 12:36)
1:27 p.m. Washington DC declares state of emergency in the city.
2:30 p.m. FAA announces suspension of US commercial air traffic until noon EST Wednesday 9/12/01.
4:00 p.m. CNN National Security Correspondent David Ensor reports there are indications that Osama bin Laden is involved in attacks.
4:10 p.m. Seven World Trade Center reported to be on fire.
4:25 p.m. American Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and New York Stock Exchange announce they will be closed Wednesday, 9/12.
4:45 p.m. City of New York announces that 200 firefighters and 78 police officers are missing.(Note: according to other sources, at 7:45 pm the New York Police department announced that at least 78 police officers were missing and that as many as half (200) of the first firefighters at the scene had been killed.)
5:20 p.m. Seven World Trade Center building collapses.
5:30 p.m. Explosions reported in Kabul, Afghanistan. (note: other sources cite this for 6 pm)
6:40 p.m. Press conference by US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld from the Pentagon.
6:45 p.m. President Bush arrives at the White House. (note: other sources say he arrived at 6:54)
8:30 p.m. President Bush addresses the nation.
Search warrants obtained for homes and post office boxes in Florida.



September 12 (Wednesday): Chronology of Events

5:20 a.m.

Pope John Paul II condemns attacks.
8:45 a.m. European stock markets observe silence for one minute in remembrance
10:00 a.m. Congress reconvenes.
10:30 a.m. NY City Mayor Giuliani warns that death toll will be in the thousands.
10:50 a.m. President Bush calls attacks "act of war".
10:54 a.m. CNN reports that two phone calls from al Qaeda members referring to attacks have been intercepted. >
11:20 a.m. FAA will not allow air travel to resume at noon.
1:00 p.m. FBI takes several people in Boston and Florida into custody for questioning.
1:20 p.m. Taliban officials ask the US to not attack Afghanistan.
2:15 p.m. Morgan Stanley says "vast majority" of its World Trade Center employees are safe.
2:20 p.m. FAA allows planes diverted on Tuesday to finish their flights.
2:57 p.m. White House claims to have credible information that Air Force One and White House were targets.
3:40 p.m. US Attorney General Ashcroft says 3-6 hijackers per plane, armed with knives and box cutters, some terrorists trained as pilots in the US, and calls investigation most massive in US history.
4:00 p.m. NATO announces will back US military action, says "when one member is attacked, then all members are attacked".
5:20 p.m. Rescue workers evacuated from World Trade Center area due to partial collapse of One Liberty Plaza, Nasdaq's new headquarters.
5:45 p.m. Relatives of Pennsylvania crash victim Jeremy Glick say he called them from the plane and said people on the flight we're going to attempt to stop the hijackers.
6:00 p.m. President Bush visits Pentagon, thanks rescue workers.
6:00 p.m. G7 issue statement promising to support banks experiencing high withdrawal demands.
7:00 p.m. Congress holds prayer vigil in Capitol Rotunda.




September 13 (Thursday): Events
Most New York City schools reopen.

Most US airports reopen.

FBI serves search warrants to major Internet service providers in order to get information about an e-mail address believed connected to the attacks.

Colin Powell acknowledges that Osama bin Laden is a leading suspect.

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Congress.

Pakistani leader promises full cooperation.

Germans detain two in Hamburg.

Three men detained in Boston and later released.

Black box from Pennsylvania flight found.

Rome police investigating stolen American Airlines uniforms and pilot's key card.

Eight people arrested at John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports.

 


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