CBS News will broadcast its coverage of the 20th anniversary of the CBS Evening News” anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell will lead coverage from ground zero in New York City.Saturday morning in a CBS News Special Report beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET. “
The Special Report will feature conversations with survivors, heroes and family members of those who died and provide coverage of memorials taking place across the U.S. Correspondents will report from lower Manhattan, the Pentagon, the site of the crash of Flight 93 near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where the suspected masterminds behind the attacks await trial.
and first lady Jill Biden plan to visit all three sites where the hijacked planes crashed on 9/11.
The Special Report will also provide the latest reporting on Afghanistan in the wake of last week’s completion of the U.S. troop withdrawal from the country.
CBSN will stream the Special Report and provide continuing coverage afterward. At 8:25 a.m. ET, CBSN New York will stream its coverage of the anniversary, including the reading of the names of the victims in its entirety.
CBS New York station WCBS-TV‘s special report will include coverage of the reading of the names and interviews with survivors, victims’ family members and New York officials.
CBS News Radio will have coverage from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET from New York with short-form special reports, live reports and interviews from CBS News correspondents retelling the events of 20 years ago.
On “CBS This Morning: Saturday,” co-host Jeff Glor will speak with two brothers about fulfilling a pledge they made with their brother before he was killed on 9/11. Also, CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge will speak with General Raymond Thomas, who was on the call with the White House Situation Room when . CBS News senior culture correspondent Anthony Mason will speak with acclaimed musician Elvis Perkins, who lost his mother in the attacks, about how she inspired his breakthrough album “Ash Wednesday.” Perkins will perform songs from that album for the show’s Saturday Sessions in tribute.
On the “CBS Weekend News,” CBS News national security correspondent David Martin will share stories of survival and heroism at the Pentagon on 9/11. Martin will speak to three people who were at the Pentagon, including a survivor and the first responder who rescued her. “CBS Weekend News” will also feature Herridge’s interview with Thomas.
On Sunday, the season premiere of “” will be dedicated to the heroism of 9/11.
Also on Paramount+ is the documentary “,” which tells the story about how the FBI was forced to evacuate its New York headquarters in the immediate aftermath of the attacks and transformed its parking garage into a new command center.