President Bush is marking the fifth anniversary of the September 11th, 2001, terrorist attacks with a pilgrimage to the three sites where Americans lost their lives It is a day of reflection for the president and the nation.
Throughout this day, images tell the story: faces of the families of the dead, the barren pit where New York's World Trade Center towers once stood, the flags flying in remembrance at the Pentagon and in a field in western Pennsylvania, where the last of four hijacked planes went down. In a recorded interview broadcast on the morning of the anniversary, he offered a bit of a preview.
He reflected on his first look at the devastation in New York in the days immediately following the collapse of the World Trade Center towers, and the words he shouted into a bullhorn, while standing with exhausted rescue workers atop a pile of crumbled concrete and twisted metal.
This round table discussion also included a spot report from ground zero filed by Shegoftah Nasreen Queen and a discussion about the reaction Worldwide. The roundtable discussants were , Roquia Haider, Asim Chakraborti and Anis Ahmed.