Monday, Sep 27, 2021
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Remembering the 40 heroes aboard Flight 93 and how they thwarted 9/11 terrorists

PBS, 09 Sep 2021
Since 2001, a great deal of attention has been paid to the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon. But less so for Flight 93. The U.S. Capitol was the likely target of where terrorists had planned to crash the plane. Instead, passengers and crew forced the plane down in Shanksville, Pennsylvania — now an important touchstone site in the community. William Brangham reports.

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