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Special Programming: 9/11 Remembered—20th Anniversary


On HPPR & HPPR Connect

Friday, September 10th at 4pm CT: StoryCorps & All Things Considered

Tune in for a special ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, in collaboration with STORYCORPS, as we examine the profound loss experienced subsequent to the 9/11 attacks from three different perspectives: those personally involved on that day, service members who have fought in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the citizens of those countries.

Saturday, September 11 th at 7-9am & 4-5pm CT: Weekend Edition & All Things Considered

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the downing of United Airlines Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, all on a single September day. Join us on Saturday, September 11th, as WEEKEND EDITION and ALL THINGS CONSIDERED plan remembrances, as well as insightful looks at the past two decades and where we are today. Tune in from 7-9 am and 4-5 pm Central on High Plains Public Radio.


On HPPR Connect

Saturday, September 11th at 3pm CT: Sacred Ground—A September 11th Special from NPR

On September 11, 2001, Tim Lambert was a young journalist at NPR Member Station WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The day was a blur of news: the crash of hijacked airliners in New York City, Arlington, VA, and near Shanksville, PA. It turned out that the fourth plane crashed on land passed down to Tim from his grandfather. Thus began a 20 year journey. Now, two decades after that horrific day, WITF’s Tim Lambert and NPR’s Scott Detrow bring us this special report on the crash of United Flight 93, from the earliest days until now.

Jenny Inzerillo joined HPPR in 2015 as the host of High Plains Morning, our live music program that airs weekdays at 9 am to noon CST. Broadcasting from KJJP in beautiful downtown Amarillo, she helps listeners wake up with inspired music from our region and beyond. Tune in for new voices in folk/Americana, deep cuts from your favorite artists, soulful tracks from singer/songwriters across the world, and toe-tapping classics dating as far back as the 1920s. Plus, discover underground greats that just might be your new favorite band.