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The 11 Ways 9/11 Changed How We Talk

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In an unprecedented, highly coordinated attack, terrorists hijack four U.S. passenger airliners, flying two into the World Trade Center towers in New York and one into the Pentagon. September 11, 2001  In an unprecedented, highly coordinated attack, terrorists hijack four U.S. passenger airliners, flying two into the World Trade Center towers in New York and one into the Pentagon, killing thousands. The fourth airliner, headed toward Washington likely to strike the White House or Capitol, is crashed just over 100 miles away in Pennsylvania after passengers storm the cockpit and overtake the hijackers. People Aboard Air Force One On 9/11/2001 Describe What It Was Like Aboard Air Force One, the president, his staff, and the press struggled to learn what was happening on the ground. With only intermittent broadcast news signals, President Bush had to watch the Today Show to find out what was happening in New York. No one knew if Air Force One was safe. As Assistant Press Secretary Gordon Johndroe says, Air Force One "was the safest and most dangerous place in the world at the exact same time." READ MORE Rare, Powerful Photos From September 11, 2001 READ MORE Here's What Newspapers Around The World Looked Like The Day After 9/11 READ MORE Inspiring Stories Of Heroism During The 9/11 Attacks READ MORE MORE FROM WEIRD HISTORY 18 Maps Of The United States That Made Us Say 'Whoa' Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs And The Stories Behind Them 12 Quotes From History So Savage They Sound Made Up - But Aren't Facts We Just Learned About Robin Williams That Made Us Say 'Really?' Unbelievable Scenes From Historical Movies That Actually Happened WAR  |  VIKINGS  |  SURVIVAL  |  AMERICA  |  MUSIC  |  NOSTALGIA  |  FEMINISM  | ROYALS  |  HISTORICAL FIGURES  |  OLD HOLLYWOOD Get More Ranker Straight To Your Inbox Graveyard Shift | Ranker Random | Anime Underground | Watchworthy Weird History 6420 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90048   |   |   
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