Full episode
195: War Stories
Act One

The Situation In The Field

For a few days after the attacks on September 11th, it seemed like we were just on the verge of bombing and retaliation. But two weeks went by, and no military action had begun. To help sort out exactly what we knew at this point about what the war would be like, Ira talks with NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Gjelten. (5 minutes)