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Chaotic Civilian, Military Reaction to Attacks Recounted

Confusion and miscommunication reigned on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, as civilian and military air controllers tried to cope with four airliners hijacked by terrorists. Today, the memories were all too vivid as the bipartisan commission investigating those terror attacks replayed the events minute by minute, with chilling conclusions. Hear NPR's Larry Abramson.

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Larry Abramson
Larry Abramson is NPR's National Security Correspondent. He covers the Pentagon, as well as issues relating to the thousands of vets returning home from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.