9/11 in movies and in music


Hour 2

The Concert for New York City was a benefit concert held on October 20, 2001 at Madison Square Garden in New York

While the first “Missing” posters were still going up around Lower Manhattan, the idea that “9/11 changed everything” became accepted wisdom. On today’s Radio Times, we look at how the terrorist attacks of 10 years ago changed popular culture, and how in particular musicians and filmmakers responded to the events.  Joining us to discuss how the 9/11 attacks, and the global and personal changes that followed in its wake, have been depicted on screen is Virginia Tech Theater and Cinema Professor STEPHEN PRINCE, author of Firestorm: American Film in the Age of Terrorism.  Then we talk music with NPR contributor TOM MOON, author of  1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die.

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