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Call for Military Intervention on 9/11

At 9:01 a.m. on September 11, 2001, a manager of air traffic control in New York calls the F.A.A. Command Center to ask for military assistance with the escalating emergency, now that United Airlines Flight 175 and American Airlines Flight 11 have both gone missing.

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  • Call for Military Intervention on 9/11
    Call for Military Intervention on 9/11

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    At 9:01 a.m. on September 11, 2001, a manager of air traffic control in New York calls the F.A.A. Command Center to ask for military assistance with the escalating emergency, now that United Airlines Flight 175 and American Airlines Flight 11 have both gone missing.

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  • American Airlines Flight 11 Hijacked
    American Airlines Flight 11 Hijacked

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    On September 11, 2001, at 8:21 a.m., American Airlines operations specialist Nydia Gonzalez calls the American Airlines Emergency center to relay information she is receiving from a flight attendant aboard Flight 11 that the pilot and others have been stabbed. It is the first plane to be confirmed hijacked in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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  • Second Plane Hits World Trade Center
    Second Plane Hits World Trade Center

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    At 9:02 a.m. on September 11, 2001, air traffic controllers in New York look out their window and witness a plane go into rapid descent and then hit the South Tower of the World Trade Center. It is United Airlines Flight 175, the second plane to hit the towers.

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  • United Airlines Flight 93 Crashes in Pennsylvania
    United Airlines Flight 93 Crashes in Pennsylvania

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    At 10:07 a.m. the F.A.A.'s Herndon Center reports seeing smoke rising from the ground where United Airlines Flight 93 was last seen near Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The plane had been heading toward Washington when the passengers aboard overtook the hijackers and tried to gain control of the aircraft.

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  • Flight 77 Crashes Into the Pentagon
    Flight 77 Crashes Into the Pentagon

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    At 9:38 a.m. on September 11, 2001, a military cargo plane radios controllers at Reagan National Airport to report that American Airlines Flight 77 has crashed into the Pentagon.

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  • George W. Bush Vows Revenge for 9/11
    George W. Bush Vows Revenge for 9/11

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    On September 14, 2001, a day he declares a national day of mourning and remembrance, President George W. Bush stands atop a pile of rubble at Ground Zero and says that the terrorists responsible for the September 11 attacks will hear from America soon.

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  • Daniel Pearl Reported Captured
    Daniel Pearl Reported Captured

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    ABC News reports on January 27, 2002, the kidnapping of American journalist Daniel Pearl by a terrorist group in Pakistan four days earlier. Pearl, who the terrorists erroneously claimed was a CIA agent, was later murdered.

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  • WPLJ--Two World Trade Center is Hit
    WPLJ--Two World Trade Center is Hit

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    9/11 broadcast from NYC music radio station, WPLJ, after Two World Trade Center is hit. Courtesy of Scott and Todd in the Morning, 95.5 WPLJ.

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  • CBS--After North Tower Collapse
    CBS--After North Tower Collapse

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    Running for safety after One World Trade Center's collapse. Courtesy of WCBS Newsradio 880.

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  • CBS--North Tower Collapses
    CBS--North Tower Collapses

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    One World Trade Center collapses. Courtesy of WCBS Newsradio 880.

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