Artists Remember 9/11

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Ten years after 9/11, we are still trying to make sense of that day and its consequences.  Kurt Andersen talks with Steve Reich about why it took him a decade to write about the attacks that ravaged his neighborhood.  A group of stand-up comics remembers what it took to get people laughing again, and illustrator Maira Kalman explains the tragedy to children in a book about a brave fireboat.  Kurt visits the new national 9/11 memorial with its architect, Michael Arad.

Ten years after 9/11, we are still trying to make sense of that day and its consequences. Kurt Andersen visits the new national 9/11 memorial with its architect, Michael Arad. Steve Reich explains why it took him a decade to write music about the attacks that ravaged his neighborhood. A group of stand-up comics remembers what it took to get people laughing again, and illustrator Maira Kalman explains the tragedy to children in a book about a brave fireboat.

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