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What we saw / CBS News ; with an introduction by Dan Rather.

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  • ISBN: 0743241908
  • ISBN: 9780743241908
  • Physical Description: 143 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 videodisc (DVD : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2002.

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Introduction / Dan Rather, CBS News -- Chronology of events -- Transcript, [8:52 a.m.] / Bryant Gumbel, CBS News -- The numbers : [descending the stairwell] / Bryan Charles (excerpt from Before and after stories from New York) -- [Filming FDNY's Engine 7, Ladder 1 and the terrorist attacks] / Jules Naudet, documentary filmmaker -- Transcript, ["continuing live coverage of apparent terrorist attacks in New York City and in Washington, D.C."] / Dan Rather, CBS News -- Transcript [of live coverage from Washington, D.C.] / Jim Stewart, CBS News -- Transcript [of live coverage outside the White House] / Peter Maer, CBS Radio News -- [Eye-witness to death and the fall of the towers] Harold Dow, CBS News -- Death takes hold among the living / Pete Hamill (from Daily News, September 12, 2001) -- [The biggest story of my life] / Steve Hartman, CBS News -- Transcript [of an interview with Lisa Jefferson, who took United flight 93 passenger Todd Beamer's call] / Cynthia Bowers, CBS News -- Flying blind : on that fateful day, two airlines faced their darkest scenario / Scott McCartney, Susan Carey (excerpt from The Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2001) -- Transcript : [experiencing the collapse of the second World Trade Center] / Carol Marin, CBS News -- A widow's walk / Marian Fontana -- Eye of the storm : one journey through desperation and chaos / John Bussey (from The Wall Street Journal, September 12, 2001) -- Transcript : [witnessing the collapse of the second World Trade Center] / Pamela McCall, CBS Radio News -- The way down / Michael Wright, Carl Fussman (from Esquire) -- A day of terror : a critic's notebook: live images make viewers witnesses to horror / Caryn James (excerpt from The New York Times, September 12, 2001) -- Americans tune in and stress out / Howard Kurtz (excerpt from The Washington Post, September 20, 2001) -- [Public School 89] / Byron Pitts, CBS News -- The inner strengths of a vulnerable city / Kurt Andersen (from Time, September 24, 2001) -- Smoke and stench cannot mask the strength to rebuild / Pete Hamill (excerpt from Daily News, September 13, 2001) -- In charge / Elizabeth Kolbert (from The New Yorker, September 24, 2001) -- Liberties : a grave silence / Maureen Dowd (excerpt from The New York Times, September 12, 2001) -- [Ground Zero] / Scott Pelley, CBS News -- New York dispatch : family room / David Grann (from The New Republic, October 1, 2001) -- Imagining the Hanson Family / Anna Quindlen (from Newsweek, September 24, 2001) -- City of ghosts / Tom Robbins, Jennifer Gonnerman (excerpt from The Village Voice, September 19-25, 2001) -- [Volunteers descend upon Ground Zero] / Ed Bradley, CBS News -- Not just another September Saturday / Manny Fernandez, Darragh Johnson, Neely Tucker (excerpt from The Washington Post, September 16, 2001) -- [Survivors] / Steve Kroft, CBS News -- David Letterman interviewing Dan Rather, CBS News (photo and caption) -- Portraits of grief : [daily memorial page in the New York Times] -- [Ridgewood, New Jersey] / Bill Geist, CBS News.
DVD (ca. 118 min.): The witnesses: Attack on America ; Terror at the Trade Center ; Crisis in the Capital ; Line of fire ; Narrow escape ; Government crisis ; Terror trail ; New York 9-11 ; Ground Zero ; Red, white and blue ; Comforter in chief. -- The victims: The missing ; Shattered windows ; A town mourns. -- The heroes: Let's roll ; Towering hero ; America's mayor ; City within a city. -- The survivors: Back to work ; Children of September ; Band of brothers.
Summary, etc.:
A historical record of the events of September 11 and what was learned from them is culled from the CBS News archives and includes a full-length DVD of video footage.
In words, pictures, and video, What We Saw is a unique historical record of the events of September 11th. This volume records how we learned about the nation's tragedy and came to understand it and survive it -- through still photography, video footage, and the accounts of the survivors and the journalists who covered it. A collection of narratives and essays, with black and white photography, What We Saw includes a full-length DVD documenting the event and the coverage from the CBS News Archives.
Subject: September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 > Personal narratives.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 > Press coverage.
11 September 2001.

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