Arizona PBS remembers September 11
Sept. 10, 2021
This weekend, we’re looking back on September 11, 2001 and how one day changed us, our nation and our world.
Members of our community reflect on the impact of Sept. 11 and recall memories from 20 years ago.
Renee Bhatti-Klug is a senior university international educator at Arizona State University. She reflects on discrimination following the 9/11 attacks.
Ebonye Delaney is director of digital content and production for Arizona PBS. She reflects on what 9/11 revealed about Americans.
Mike Sauceda is the senior producer for “Arizona Horizon.” He reflects on his emotions as he learned about the 9/11 attacks.
Lt.Col. (Ret.) Kathy Gallowitz was already involved in veteran outreach efforts, but after Sept. 11, she focused her efforts to help National Reserve members who were being called into active duty. She still champions veterans’ causes today.
Dave West was on a routine business trip in New Jersey on Sept. 11 – and wound up with a view across the river to an ominous dark cloud of smoke. His experience that week was one he’ll never forget.
Break It Down
Join “Break It Down” hosts Caress Russell (AKA Lady Caress), Swapna Reddy and Dr. Manu Avilés-Santiago, Ph.D, as they discuss their personal experiences from that day, and how they have each felt the after effects. Join their conversation in the comments.
Explore more PBS programming reflecting on 9/11 for you to watch now or stream anytime.
When the ASU community and friends were invited to share their 9/11 memories, the response was overwhelming. Here are their stories — in their own voices.