Eight Forty-Eight


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'Eight Forty-Eight' looks at 9/11 - and the ten years that followed.

Sep. 09, 2011

September 11th changed the way people view the world and each other. Ten years after the attacks, Rev. Jesse Jackson discusses how 9/11 affected him and his lifelong mission to unite and empower all people. Then, WBEZ.org’s Lee Bey and Blair Kamin of the Chicago Tribune join the show to discuss architecture in a post-9/11 world. Nick Fox joined the ROTC in September, 2001, to help pay for colleg. One week later, the 9/11 attacks happened. Before he picked a major, he was bound for war.

And from 10 - 11 a.m., Eight Forty-Eight opens up the phone lines to hear listeners' stories, memories and reflections on September 11, 2001--join the conversation with philosopher Stephen Asma by calling 312-923-9239, e-mail 848@wbez.org or tweet @848.