Last night, after a fun filled night out on the town, Sam and I came back home and watched The History Channel's 102 Minutes That Changed America
. We joke around about a lot of things here on theMET but we also hope that we can share and talk about some important, more serious experiences that have affected our lives.
102 Minutes That Changed America presents amateur and professional footage, woven together without narration or commentary, to provide the viewer with an immersive and emotional experience. This documentary faithfully records and captures that historical morning as it happened and the way it was experienced - from people’s initial bewilderment that a plane could slam into these iconic skyscrapers on such a clear, sunny, day to the sudden, awful recognition that America was under attack.
Over the 24 months it took to research 102 Minutes That Changed America
, the production team screened more than 500 hours worth of professional and amateur videotape, as well as more than 30 hours of audio recordings from New York City Fire Department and New York City Police Department radio transmissions and 911 calls.
If you didn't get a chance to see it, The History Channel website
has an interactive map with video.