9/11


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Interviewees discuss 9/11 - September 11, 2001.

Highlights
Gwen Ifill on covering 9/11
Mario Kreutzberger on Sabado Gigante's show on 9/11
Connie Chung on where she was on 9/11 and covering Cantor Fitzgerald
Phil Rosenthal on America: A Tribute to Heroes and 9/11
Sheila Nevins on the HBO documentary In Memoriam 9/11
Edie Falco on running into James Gandolfini on the street on 9/11 and how 9/11 affected The Sopranos
Who talked about this topic

Robert G. Anderson

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Robert G. Anderson on his recollections of being on a plane on 9/11

Alan Ball

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Alan Ball on 9/11 and how it affected Six Feet Under

Cliff Barrows

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Cliff Barrows on his response to 9/11

Donald Bellisario

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Donald Belisario on how JAG dealt with 9/11

Tom Bergeron

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Tom Bergeron on his recollections of 9/11

Lewis Bernstein

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Executive producer Lewis Bernstein on the Sesame Street shows produced immediately following 9/11 that addressed children's fears and on tolerance
Executive Producer Lewis Bernstein on bringing stories from around the world to Sesame Street with the "Global Grover" segment (in response to 9/11)

Steven Bochco

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Steven Bochco on how the events of 9/11 did not fundamentally alter NYPD Blue

Peter Boyle

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Peter Boyle on Everybody Loves Raymond being in production during 9/11 and launching promotions for syndication that morning

Kevin Bright

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Kevin Bright on how Friends responded to 9/11

Alton Brown

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Alton Brown on where he was on 9/11

Vivian Brown

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Vivian Brown on reporting from The Weather Channel on 9/11

Mark Burnett

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Mark Burnett on how 9/11 affected show prep on Survivor

Chris Carter

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Chris Carter on how 9/11 affected the X-Files

Dan Castellaneta

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Dan Castellaneta on The Simpsons episode "Homer versus New York" and the timing of airing that show after 9/11

Tucker Cawley

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Tucker Cawley on his experience on 9/11

David Chase

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David Chase on how 9/11 changed The Sopranos  

Michael Chiklis

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Michael Chiklis on 9/11 occurring during the run of The Shield

Connie Chung

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Connie Chung on where she was on 9/11 and covering Cantor Fitzgerald

Anderson Cooper

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Anderson Cooper on covering 9/11 and going to work for CNN

Elise Doganieri

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Elise Doganieri and Bertram Van Munster on The Amazing Race  premiere one week before 9/11; how 9/11 impacted the show

Sam Donaldson

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On the September 11, 2001 attacks and his view of generational historical moments

Stephanie Edwards

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Stephanie Edwards on the 2002 Tournament of Roses Parade  - the first after 9/11

Kevin Eubanks

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Kevin Eubanks on the first Tonight Show back after 9/11

Jeff Fager

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Jeff Fager on where he was on 9/11 and coverage of the event on 60 Minutes II and CBS Evening News

Edie Falco

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Edie Falco on running into James Gandolfini on the street on 9/11 and how 9/11 affected The Sopranos

Betsy Fischer

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Betsy Fischer on major news events covered on Meet the Press - September 11, 2001

Tom Fontana

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Tom Fontana on being in New York City on 9/11
Tom Fontana on writing for America: A Tribute to Heroes 

Dennis Franz

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Dennis Franz on how NYPD Blue was impacted by 9/11

Tom Freston

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Tom Freston on how 9/11 affected MTV

Murray Fromson

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Murray Fromson on 9/11 and its aftermath

Brad Garrett

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Brad Garrett on the cast of Everybody Loves Raymond being in NY during 9/11

David Gerber

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David Gerber on producing Flight 93 

Melissa Gilbert

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Melissa Gilbert on 9/11 happening in the middle of her SAG campaign for President

Vince Gilligan

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Vince Gilligan on his memories of 9/11 and how it affected The X-Files' cast and crew

Gary David Goldberg

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Gary David Goldberg on the effect of 9/11 on Spin City

Julian Gomez

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Julian Gomez on his personal experience of 9/11, and on television's function in the face of tragedy
Julian Gomez on editing the World Trade Center episode of Modern Marvels, later repurposed into The World Trade Center: Rise and Fall of an American Icon

Robert Halmi, Sr.

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Robert Halmi, Sr. on producing DC 9/11: Time of Crisis

Winifred Hervey

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Winifred Hervey on her recollections of 9/11

Louis J. Horvitz

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Louis J. Horvitz on the 2002 Academy Awards  - the first after 9/11
Louis J. Horvitz on the 2002 Academy Awards  - the first after 9/11 (cont.)

Gwen Ifill

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Gwen Ifill on covering 9/11

David Isaacs

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Ken Levine and David Isaacs on the death of Frasier co-creator David Angell on 9/11

Allison Janney

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Allison Janney on how 9/11 was dealt with on The West Wing and where she was on 9/11

David E. Kelley

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David E. Kelley on creating Boston Legal in the post- 9/11 era

Don Roy King

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Don Roy King on directing coverage of 9/11 for CBS

Michael Patrick King

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Michael Patrick King on where he was on 9/11

Larry King

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Larry King on his experiences during 9/11

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on where he was on 9/11

Mario Kreutzberger

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Mario Kreutzberger on Sabado Gigante's show on 9/11

Steve Kroft

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Steve Kroft on 60 Minutes coverage of 9/11

Lisa Kudrow

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Lisa Kudrow on shooting the Halloween episode of Friends right after 9/11
Lisa Kudrow on watching TV after 9/11 and finding solace in a "world where there's no such thing as 9/11"

Geraldine Laybourne

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Geraldine Laybourne on 9/11 and how the the Oxygen network addressed the tragedy

David Lee

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David Lee on the death of David Angell on 9/11

Ken Levine

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Ken Levine and David Isaacs on the death of Frasier  co-creator David Angell on 9/11

Christopher Lloyd

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Christopher Lloyd on learning that writer David Angell had been killed on 9/11; on his contribution to Cheers, Frasier, and Wings.

Susan Lucci

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Susan Lucci on All My Children  being in production on 9/11 and her reaction to it

Randolph Mantooth

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Randolph Mantooth on 9/11

Penny Marshall

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Penny Marshall on directing the features "The Preacher's Wife," "Riding in Cars with Boys," and dealing with 9/11

Beth McCarthy-Miller

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Beth McCarthy-Miller on directing Saturday Night Live in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and directing America: A Tribute to Heroes
Beth McCarthy-Miller on directing Saturday Night Live  in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and directing America: A Tribute to Heroes

S. Epatha Merkerson

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S. Epatha Merkerson on how 9/11 affected Law & Order

Al Michaels

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Al Michaels on sports reporting during national tragedies; 9/11

Don Mischer

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Don Mischer on producing the 2002 Winter Olympics and how 9/11 affected the games
Don Mischer on the difficult decision to cancel the Emmys after 9-11

Leslie Moonves

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Leslie Moonves on 9/11 and CBS' coverage

Roger Mudd

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Roger Mudd on where he was on 9/11

Bertram van Munster

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Elise Doganieri and Bertram van Munster on The Amazing Race  premiere one week before 9/11; how 9/11 impacted the show

Jonathan Murray

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Jonathan Murray on being in production on The Real World during 9/11

Sheila Nevins

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Sheila Nevins on the HBO documentary In Memoriam 9/11

Horace Newcomb

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Horace Newcomb on awarding Peabody Awards for the news coverage of 9/11, and on the process of judging for the awards

Jane Pauley

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Jane Pauley on her bipolar disorder and returning to work on 9/11

Jeff Probst

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Jeff Probst on the impact of 9/11 on Survivor

Hector Ramirez

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Hector Ramirez on 9/11

Jorge Ramos

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Jorge Ramos on covering 9/11 for Noticiero Univision

Dan Rather

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Dan Rather on covering 9/11

Keith Raywood

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Keith Raywood on production designing The Concert for New York City after 9/11

Geraldo Rivera

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Geraldo Rivera on 9/11

Doris Roberts

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Doris Roberts on the cast of Everybody Loves Raymond having been in New York City on 9/11
Doris Roberts on meeting 9/11 first responders and finding out how much Everybody Loves Raymond meant to them

Al Roker

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Al Roker on covering 9/11 on Today

Howard Rosenberg

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Howard Rosenberg on reader response to his column on 9/11

Phil Rosenthal

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Phil Rosenthal on America: A Tribute to Heroes and 9/11

Tim Russert

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Tim Russert on his Meet the Press broadcast with Vice President Dick Cheney in the aftermath of 9/11
Tim Russert on how he found out about the attack and how journalists responded to 9/11

Marlene Sanders

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Marlene Sanders on where she was on 9/11

Bob Schieffer

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Bob Schieffer on his experience on 9/11

Richard Schiff

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Richard Schiff on The West Wing's 9/11 episode "Issac and Ishmael"

Max Schindler

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Max Schindler on directing coverage of the events of September 11, 2001 on Today

Thomas Schlamme

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Thomas Schlamme on the rise and fall of the ratings of The West Wing
Thomas Schlamme on The West Wing and 9/11

Bob Simon

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Bob Simon on his recollections of 9/11, and on reporting from Israel

Darren Star

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Darren Star on Sex and the City winning the Emmy right after 9/11

J. Michael Straczynski

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J. Michael Straczynski on addressing 9/11 in the "Spiderman" comics

Bill Tush

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Bill Tush on September 11th ending his career at CNN

Bruce Vilanch

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Bruce Vilanch on how the events of 9/11 affected the Emmy Awards in 2001

John Walsh

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John Walsh on being the only crew allowed at Ground Zero 

John Wells

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John Wells on Third Watch addressing 9/11 with the episode "In Their Own Words"

Av Westin

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Av Westin on 9/11

Terence Winter

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Terence Winter on the impact of 9/11 on The Sopranos

Dick Wolf

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Dick Wolf on how Law & Order  production was affected by 9/11 and the criticism he received about an episode which focused on a 9/11 fraud case
Dick Wolf on the feature documentary Twin Towers

Lauren Zalaznick

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Lauren Zalaznick on her experiences on 9/11

Jeff Zucker

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Jeff Zucker on where he was on 9/11 and determining what programming was appropriate for NBC following the tragedy
Jeff Zucker on the first episode of Saturday Night Live following 9/11

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