Rob Geddis helped with the music in this episode.
On 9/11, Lynn Simpson escaped from the 89th floor of the World Trade Center. Ira talks with her about what's changed since she first appeared on the show, just a week after the attacks in 2001. (7 minutes)
Here are some other past This American Life episodes and stories relating to 9/11 and its aftermath:
- Habeas Schmabeas (winner of the 2006 Peabody Award)
- Before and After (our first show post 9/11, about what happened)
- Somewhere in the Arabian Sea
- This American Wife
- Secret Government
- I'm From the Private Sector and I'm Here to Help (about private contractors)
- The Arms Trader
- The Prosecutor
- 1001 Arabian Nightly Newscasts
- Froggy Goes A-Courtin'
Some of the many stories and shows we've done about Iraq: