September 11, 2001: At 8:45 a.m. on a day that dawned like any other, the world was tragically transformed. And CNN was on the scene, capturing historic events as they unfolded. Now this extraordinary documentary assembles the CNN Presents two-part series America Remembers on VHS.
The first half gives viewers a powerful look at the events of 9/11 as they developed, minute by minute.
The second half is devoted to the aftermath: a time of reflection, resolve and retaliation. CNN's tribute to our nation's courage and spirit will move viewers, inspire them, and leave an impression as unforgettable as the events it chronicles. Included in the presentations a dramatic timeline of the events of 9/11, as well as eyewitness accounts of the destruction and heroics. You will see exclusive, never-before-seen footage from the CNN newsroom and control room as events unfolded, and hear personal recollections from CNN's Paula Zahn, Larry King, Aaron Brown, Wolf Blitzer and Judy Woodruff. There is an examination of the anthrax attacks, homeland security and Operation Enduring Freedom, as well as a look at the unprecedented swell of patriotism that emerged in the wake of the attacks. CNN is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this documentary to Families Of Freedom, a scholarship fund for victims' families. Run Time is approx 60 minutes