CNN will remember the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, with comprehensive coverage and anchors and correspondents positioned in New York, Washington, D.C., and around the world.
The network added that during its coverage, it will list all of the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the attacks, along with an ongoing timeline of events from that day.
American Morning will kick off CNN’s coverage from 6 a.m.-10 a.m. (EST), withSoledad O’Brien anchoring from New York and Miles O’Brien from Washington.
Paula Zahn Now will air live from Ground Zero in New York from 8 p.m.-9 p.m.
From 9 p.m.-10 p.m., Larry King Live, also originating in New York, will feature guests including New York Gov. George Pataki; one-dozen women left widowed by the attacks; Michael Hingson, a blind man whose guide dog, Roselle, navigated him down 78 flights of stairs to safety; and Greg and Lauren Manning, who chronicled her recovery from severe burns she suffered from the attacks.
Also, as previously announced, online-video service CNN Pipeline (www.cnn.com/pipeline) will stream CNN’s coverage of the terrorist attacks just as the network showed it five years ago, from 8:30 a.m.-midnight.
And CNN.com will feature its own Sept. 11 memorial to serve as a record of those who died (us.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2001/memorial/index.html).