Metro-East Remembers 9/11

Sept. 11, 2001: A retrospective

The mind struggles to recall a world before Sept. 11, 2001, the day terror ripped through a bright blue sky. In this video retrospective, the images tell a story of chaos and courage, the story of the day that forever changed America.


Where were you?

  • theresa

    Beckemeyer, IL – “I was at work when a a gentleman came and wanted to know what was happening at the World Trade Center. He watched on T.V. ...”

  • Linda Haudrich

    Belleville , IL – “I was driving to work when I heard that a uncofirmed plane had hit the towers. I was just thinking it was just a mistake, ...”

  • Carol Purviance

    Belleville, IL, IL – “My husband and I were in Quebec City on vacation when our tour guide picked up his microphone and said, " To all the Americans ...”