Running Toward Danger: Stories Behind the Breaking News of 9/11

Running Toward Danger: Stories Behind the Breaking News of 9/11

by Newseum, Alicia C. Shepard, Cathy Trost, Alicia C. Shepard
     
 

From The Newseum, America's first interactive museum of news, comes the definitive book detailing behind-the-scenes stories of how journalists covered the deadly assaults of September 11, 2001. Three kinds of people instinctively run toward danger—firefighters, police officers, and journalists. Collected here are dramatic first-person stories of more than 100

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From The Newseum, America's first interactive museum of news, comes the definitive book detailing behind-the-scenes stories of how journalists covered the deadly assaults of September 11, 2001. Three kinds of people instinctively run toward danger—firefighters, police officers, and journalists. Collected here are dramatic first-person stories of more than 100 reporters and photographers who raced to the scenes of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in rural Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742523166
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 8:53 a.m.—AP NewsAlert: New York—Plane crashes into World Trade Center. Chapter 2 9:09 a.m.—AP NewsAlert: New York—Plane crashes into second WTC tower. Chapter 3 9:31 a.m.—AP NewsAlert: Sarasota, FL—Bush calls WTC crashes apparent terrorist attack. Chapter 4 9:43 a.m.—AP NewsAlert: Washington—An Aircraft has crashed into the Pentagon. Chapter 5 10:07 a.m.—AP Flash: New York—One World Trade Center tower collapses. Chapter 6 10:29 a.m.—AP Flash: New York—Second World Trade Center tower collapses. Chapter 7 11:19 a.m.—AP Bulletin: New York—In Pa., a larged plane believed to be a 747 crashed. Chapter 8 12:23 a.m.—AP NewsAlert: Police Official says casualties could be in the thousands. Chapter 9 3:28 p.m.—CNN: New York—Giuliani says public transportation is restored. Chapter 10 5:25 p.m.—Reuters NewsAlert—47-story 7 World Trade Center collapses. Chapter 11 8:33 p.m.—AP NewsAlert: Bush says "Thousands of lives suddenly ended." Chapter 12 10:27 p.m.—AP NewsAlert: New York—Mayor says some people alive in Trade Center

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