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September 11: Five Years Later

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Monday, September 11, 2006

For our September 11 program, we’ll try to be a place where listeners can connect with their fellow New Yorkers and fellow Americans. We’ll take lots of calls and emails with listeners' thoughts on this fifth anniversary, and we’ll have visitors, including Reverend James Forbes of Riverside Church and David Isay from StoryCorps. Also: a preview of Tuesday's New York State primary.

Five Years Later

Dr. James Forbes, senior minister of Riverside Church on the Upper West Side
- offers spiritual insight on the anniversary of the attacks
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Suketu Mehta, a writer and journalist based in New York and author of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction finalist, Maximum City: Bombay ...

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Primary Preparations

Errol Cockfield, Albany Bureau Chief for Newsday
- talks about what to look for on Primary Day.

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9/11 Stories

Dave Isay, public radio producer, founder of Storycorps,
-plays tape from 9/11 survivors and family members

» StoryCorps

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What Have We Learned: Listener Responses

Listeners call in to to say what they have learned since September 11th.

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9/11 Music

Below is the music from today's show we played to reflect on the five year anniversary of September 11. After receiving a number of suggestions from listeners, we settled on these songs.

"Hallelujah" by Jeff Buckley (written by Leonard Cohen)
"Teardrop" by Massive Attack
"If ...

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Dave Isay




Dave Isay

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Public radio producer and founder of StoryCorps, Dave Isay talks about people who have recorded their memories of 9/11.

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Reverend James Forbes




Reverend James Forbes

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Riverside Church's senior minister Reverend James Forbes.

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Sarina Finkelstein




Sarina Finkelstein

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Time Out New York photographer Sarina Finkelstein talks about graffiti and street art in New York City.

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