9/11: The Heartland Tapes

9/11: The Heartland Tapes

Across America, the morning of September 11, 2001 began routinely, with news and radio broadcasts sharing local human interest stories and traffic reports. But by 9:00 AM, the day's narrative had taken a tragic turn. Most of us are familiar with the national news coverage of 9/11, but the local reporting from TV and radio affiliates across the nation was no less important and no less compelling. This is an account of the tragedy as it unfolded, and as it aired in American cities large and small, told without narration or interviews.

9/11: The Heartland Tapes: Sneak Peek

It happened on the East Coast, but across America, it was very much a local story. News and radio broadcasters gave minute-by-minute reports that we all followed. This is their story.