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World Trade Center and Pentagon Bombings #705285

ABC Special for Tuesday, Sep 11, 2001

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Note: "local headlines" on bottom of screen almost all of the hour.

Note: local coverage "America Attacked" {3:05:20-3:18:20 & 3:32:10-3:36:40} with inset or full video from New York City.

Anchors: Peter Jennings / Charles Gibson (3:24)

Reporters: Betsy Stark (2:59) / from Pentagon, John McWethy (3:21) / from Washington, Linda Douglass (3:30) / Bob Jamieson (3:50) / John Donvan (3:53)

Interviews: eyewitness WTC law firm worker Tom Humphreys‡ (3:37-3:44 in progress) / eyewitness photographer Evan Fairbanks (3:59)

Live video: WTC area from a distance

Video footage: WTC street area & tower collapses, smoke & plane hits, Pentagon fire as "background" / 3:19 Kevin Sotheby's‡ WTC ground level video / 3:38 Tower One (North Tower) plane approaches from right of screen; wide angle picture; video slow motion / 3:49 *WTC ground level video taken by magazine producer Mr. Sedees‡ / 3:53 *review of initial ABC news coverage.

Public statements: Governor Don Sundquist (3:05:20-3:14:50; local)

Of special interest: wider impact of attacks reviewed; 3:21 denial of rumor that 4th plane was shot down by United States military; 3:24 report of Barbara Olson's death in Pentagon plane crash & hijack phone call; 3:51 report on danger of collapse of WTC No. 7; 3:53-3:58:30 Donvan review of events.

Donvan, John;
Douglass, Linda;
Jamieson, Bob;
McWethy, John;
Stark, Betsy

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