Sept 11
One Year Later
Peter Mansbridge Anchors Canadian Perspective Of Attacks During Daylong Remembering September 11 On CBC Television, CBC Newsworld

One year after the terrorist attacks that rocked the United States, the aftershocks of September 11 continue to reverberate around the world. And the changes they wrought continue to unfold. On this sombre anniversary, Wednesday, September 11, CBC Television and CBC Newsworld devote an entire day of programming to a CBC News Special entitled Remembering September 11. Anchored by CBC News Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge, Remembering September 11 is a commemoration of the attacks and a profound exploration from a Canadian perspective of the seemingly endless issues left in their wake.

As well, CBC Television and CBC Newsworld present unique 9/11 coverage on the eve of the anniversary, Tuesday, September 10, with the world premiere of a specially commissioned documentary entitled As the Towers Fell: The Story of Their Lives and a special edition of The National featuring a documentary by Carol Off about New York City in the days leading up to the anniversary. Produced by veteran Canadian journalist Desmond Smith, As the Towers Fell is the dramatic account of the first 24 hours from journalists in front of the cameras in New York and around the globe. Journalists including the CBC�s Peter Mansbridge and Michael Enright, Steve Evans, the BBC reporter at Ground Zero, Al Jazeera correspondent Chida Fakhry and CNN anchor Aaron Brown were the faces and voices of the tragedy for millions of viewers glued to their televisions throughout those first few hours. Looking back a year later at the broadcast images and reflecting on how the world is changed by these events, the journalists continue to shed light on the tragedy and its impact.

Remembering September 11 is a daylong dialogue among survivors, families of the victims, New Yorkers, Canadians, soldiers, politicians, experts, analysts and viewers. Peter Mansbridge anchors the special from the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto. Joining him are CBC News correspondents from across the country and around the world with Alison Smith and Mark Kelley reporting from New York.�

Note: Coverage on CBC Newsworld is in Eastern time all day while CBC Television reverts to local time at 6 p.m. local time.

Wednesday, September 11 at 6 a.m. ET
Peter Mansbridge looks ahead to the day�s events with interviews from New York and Washington and looks back at the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

8 a.m. ET to 11 a.m. ET
Peter Mansbridge anchors live coverage of memorial events in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania. Also featured: A massive $800,000 multimedia tribute by Canadian artists to Sept. 11 victims from the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, called Requiem 9/11. It is a collaborative work between the Banff Centre for the Arts, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and Ottawa's Opera Lyra.

11 a.m. ET to 6 p.m. local time (7 p.m. AT/ 7:30 p.m. Nfld)
Peter Mansbridge hears from CBC News reporters and their guests across Canada and around the world about specific aspects of September 11 and its aftermath. Highlights include Alison Smith, Mark Kelley, and Steve Irwin in New York. Henry Champ at the Pentagon. Kathleen Petty at NORAD headquarters in Colorado Springs. Neil Macdonald in Jerusalem. Patrick Brown in Kabul. Also: reports from near Pittsburgh, the site of the crash of United Airlines Flight 93; Edmonton, where Canadian troops have recently returned from Afghanistan; Montreal, a city linked to Al-Qaeda terrorists. Additional reports from Goose Bay, Nfld., Halifax, Calgary, Vancouver and more. Also featured: documentary excerpts.

6 p.m. local time (7 p.m. AT/7:30 p.m. Nfld)
Canada Now with Ian Hanomansing presents full coverage of the day's events and local anchors focus on the story closer to home. **CBC Television only**

7 p.m. local time (8pm ATL/830 NFLD)
A CBC documentary, Lives Lost, features families of Canadian Sept. 11 victims talking about what the world lost when their loved ones died.

8pm local time (9pm ATL/930pm NFLD)
Peter Mansbridge presents a special documentary that shines a light on what happened in Canada's government and its military in the critical hours following the September 11 attacks. Revealing the inside story of a government reacting to crisis, the report features exclusive interviews with Jean Chretien, John Manley, Paul Martin, Art Eggleton and David Collenette.

9 p.m. local time (10 p.m. AT/10:30 p.m. Nfld)
Peter Mansbridge anchors a special two and a half-hour edition of The National. News of the day is recapped along with special documentary coverage from Alison Smith on the ground in New York, Rex Murphy on the story of the ties that were made between Canadians and hundreds of Americans who landed in Gander, Nfld. unexpectedly and Don Murray in Egypt examines the Arab perspective one year after the attacks.

Teacher Resources
CBC Educational Sales' catalogue includes several outstanding videos to support your classroom discussions about the September 11th terrorist attacks and aftermath.

For more information contact:
CBC Non-Broadcast Sales
416-205-6384
416-205-3482 (fx)
1-866-999-3072
cbceducation@cbc.ca

NOTE: In the days leading up to Remembering September 11, starting on Sunday, September 1, CBC Newsworld presents a brand-new Sept. 11-related documentary every evening at 10 p.m. ET. CBC marks the first anniversary of September 11th with a comprehensive array of programming on its Television, Radio and Internet services. The programming will have a Canadian point-of-view, examining not only the American and international repercussions, but also the Canadian perspective on the attacks and the events that followed them.

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