Radio Archive by Tag

9/11

  • Prologue.

    445: Ten Years In 09.09.2011

    Host Ira Glass talks to someone who escaped from the twin towers with a minute to spare and ...9/11DeathTerrorism

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  • Kabul Kabul Kabul Kabul Chameleon.

    445: Ten Years In 09.09.2011

    Hyder Akbar was a teenager living with his family in the Bay Area when president Hamid Karzai ...9/11AfghanistanTerrorism

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  • In the Garden of the Unknown Unknowns.

    445: Ten Years In 09.09.2011

    Marian Fontana, whose husband was a firefighter who died on 9/11, originally appeared on our ...9/11DeathFunny

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  • Put on a Happy Face.

    445: Ten Years In 09.09.2011

    In 2008, reporter Chris Neary told the story of John, a soldier who returned from tours of Iraq ...9/11AfghanistanIraq

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  • Bad Teacher.

    445: Ten Years In 09.09.2011

    Alix Spiegel revisits a story she reported in 2006 - which caused more listeners to email us ...9/11ChildrenEducation

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  • Clutter.

    445: Ten Years In 09.09.2011

    On 9/11, Lynn Simpson escaped from the 89th floor of the World Trade Center. Ira talks with her ...9/11

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  • Prologue.

    434: This Week 05.06.2011

    Ira tells what happened this week to Dan Curry in Odessa Texas on Wednesday, to eight-year-old ...9/11ChildrenFunny

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  • America, The Ad Campaign.

    322: Shouting Across the Divide 12.15.2006

    The New York advertising agency where Shalom Auslander works got an assignment from the State ...9/11Business

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  • The Double Whammy.

    295: Not What I Signed Up For 08.26.2005

    Marian Fontana's husband was a Brooklyn firefighter who was killed on September 11, 2001. ...9/11ActivismTelevision

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  • Prologue.

    292: The Arms Trader 07.08.2005

    The government had an almost impossible task after the September 11th attacks: They had to try ...9/11Criminal JusticeTerrorism

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  • Part One.

    254: Teenage Embed, Part Two 12.12.2003

    Hyder notices changes in Kabul in the year since he visited Afghanistan. Then he heads to Kunar, ...9/11AfghanistanPolitics

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  • Part Two.

    254: Teenage Embed, Part Two 12.12.2003

    Hyder's story continues. He and his convoy of American soldiers run into trouble on their way ...9/11AfghanistanTerrorism

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  • Teenage Embed, Part One.

    230: Come Back to Afghanistan 01.31.2003

    It's possible that the very first teenager to heed his invitation was Hyder Akbar, 17, from ...9/11AfghanistanGovernment

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  • Until The End Of The War.

    229: Secret Government 01.10.2003

    There are at least two American citizens being held without charges, unable to see lawyers, in ...9/11Criminal JusticeGovernment

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  • Secret Trials And Secret Deportations.

    229: Secret Government 01.10.2003

    In the war on terror, the government is rounding up foreigners, checking their immigration ...9/11GovernmentImmigration

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  • Secret Wiretaps From A Secret Court.

    229: Secret Government 01.10.2003

    For over two decades, there's been a secret court in the United States called the FISA court ...9/11Criminal JusticeGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    227: Why We Fight 12.20.2002

    Host Ira Glass tells the story of a report by the U.S. intelligence community back in October ...9/11GovernmentIraq

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  • Senator's Proxy.

    227: Why We Fight 12.20.2002

    Ira speaks with Gordon Jondroe of the newly-created Department of Homeland Security, trying to ...9/11GovernmentIraq

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  • Realism 101.

    227: Why We Fight 12.20.2002

    It's possible that the most compelling arguments against the war with Iraq, and the most ...9/11IraqWar

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  • Who Cares?

    227: Why We Fight 12.20.2002

    While we all may have nagging fears about the war against terror or the war against Iraq, we all ...9/11GovernmentTeenagers

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  • Stuck Inside Of Memphis.

    224: Middlemen 10.25.2002

    Sal Princiatta is a New York fireman whose unit lost a lot of men on September 11th. Beth Landau ...9/11Jobs/EmploymentTravel

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  • How Britain Nearly Saved America.

    211: Naming Names 05.03.2002

    Reporter Jon Ronson tells the story of how, in the immediate wake of September 11, he became ...9/11JournalismTerrorism

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  • Prologue.

    206: Somewhere in the Arabian Sea 03.01.2002

    Alex Blumberg talks with sailor Prevon Scott, who stocks vending machines on the Stennis. 9/11AfghanistanBoats

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  • My Friend The Extremist.

    201: Them 12.07.2001

    Several years ago, before most of us paid much attention to the name Osama bin Laden, Reporter ...9/11JournalismTerrorism

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  • Stay In Touch.

    198: How to Win Friends and Influence People 11.02.2001

    After the September 11th attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, U.S. diplomats had ...9/11FunnyGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    196: Rashomon 10.05.2001

    Larry Keeley explains why the Pentagon wants to see things from another perspective...and how ...9/11GovernmentMilitary

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  • 1001 Arabian Nightly Newscasts.

    196: Rashomon 10.05.2001

    Producer Julie Snyder reports on a Palestinian teenager from Chicago who explains why everything ...9/11PoliticsTeenagers

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  • The Situation In The Field.

    195: War Stories 09.28.2001

    For a few days after the attacks on September 11th, it seemed like we were just on the verge of ...9/11GovernmentMilitary

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  • Prologue.

    194: Before and After 09.21.2001

    Ira talks with two New Yorkers on their reactions to seeing something they could never have ...9/11CityFamily

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  • In The After Of Before And After.

    194: Before and After 09.21.2001

    Lynn Simpson worked on the 89th floor of the World Trade Center. She escaped, along with the ...9/11CityTerrorism

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  • Far From Home.

    194: Before and After 09.21.2001

    David Sedaris talks about American and French reaction to the recent news in Paris, where he ...9/11CityTerrorism

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  • U.s.a., Me-s.a.

    194: Before and After 09.21.2001

    Ira talks with Chicago Public Radio reporter Shirley Jahad about white Chicagoans and ...9/11GovernmentPolitics

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