Remembering the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
WBZ NewsRadio spoke to some of the family members who lost loved ones on that sunny late summer morning. We also spoke to some officials, past and present, who continue to guard America’s security and keep the memories of the victims alive.
Christie Coombs lost her husband in the attacks. She tells WBZ’s Deb Lawler she’s marking the anniversary with something positive:
Jim Ogonowski’s brother John was the pilot of American Airlines Flight 11 that was hijacked while on its way to Los Angeles. It crashed into one of the Twin Towers.
Jim spoke with WBZ producer Jon MacLean:
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano also spoke with WBZ’s Ed Walsh:
Carrie Lemack’s mother Judy LeRock was among those who died on American Airlines Flight 11. She chatted with WBZ’s Ed Walsh about how she felt then and how she feels now:
WBZ’s Ed Walsh spoke with Alice Hoagland, whose son, Mark Bingham, was aboard the plane where the passengers overtook the hijackers and crashed it in a field in Pennsylvania
WBZ Producer Michael Coleman put together two pieces to commemorate the nine year anniversary: