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Running Toward Danger: Stories Behind the Breaking News of 9/11 available in Hardcover
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 dangerfirefighters, 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. With a moving foreword by NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw, Running Toward Danger is arranged along a chronological timeline of the day and is illustrated with more than 100 photographs, many of them rarely seen. The book documents how journalists overcame daunting logistical and emotional challenges to report to a shaken world the implications of the new century's most terrifying moment. It includes intimate details about the marathon high-wire work of the network anchors and the harrowing stories of ordinary journalists who put themselves in harm's way to report the story. The book provides an enduring record of a turning point in world history, a book that future generations will rely on for insights about how news was conveyed to a shattered world.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|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 YorkPlane crashes into World Trade Center. Chapter 2 9:09 a.m.AP NewsAlert: New YorkPlane crashes into second WTC tower. Chapter 3 9:31 a.m.AP NewsAlert: Sarasota, FLBush calls WTC crashes apparent terrorist attack. Chapter 4 9:43 a.m.AP NewsAlert: WashingtonAn Aircraft has crashed into the Pentagon. Chapter 5 10:07 a.m.AP Flash: New YorkOne World Trade Center tower collapses. Chapter 6 10:29 a.m.AP Flash: New YorkSecond World Trade Center tower collapses. Chapter 7 11:19 a.m.AP Bulletin: New YorkIn 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 YorkGiuliani says public transportation is restored. Chapter 10 5:25 p.m.Reuters NewsAlert47-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 YorkMayor says some people alive in Trade Center