Week of Programming on the Hunt for Bin Laden and Attacks of 9/11 to Air on National Geographic Channel in the Wake of Bin Laden's Assassination
Programming Event Continues Tonight, Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at 7 p.m. ET
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 -- Sunday night, President Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. In response to this historic event, the National Geographic Channel has scheduled an entire week of programming related to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, and the near-decade-long hunt for bin Laden. With unique, trusted access to key people and to government and military organizations, the week-long programming event - which started May 2, 2011, and continues through the week - offers a comprehensive look at the FBI's most wanted terrorist.
Programming Highlights Include:
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
7 - 11 p.m. ET/PT - Inside 9/11: With meticulous attention to detail and firsthand storytelling, the Emmy-nominated four-hour miniseries traces the timeline that led up to the deadly attacks.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
8 p.m. ET/PT - Witness: DC 9-11: NGC reconstructs the attack on the nation's capital moment by moment entirely through home video; fire, rescue and police footage, and news coverage.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
9 p.m. ET/PT - Giuliani's 9-11 reveals how one man, confronted by a city on its knees, stood strong in the face of the life-or-death challenges he never dreamt he would encounter.
Friday, May 6, 2011
8 p.m. ET/PT - Inside the Green Berets: For this film, the Pentagon waived their 48-hour limitation on embedded media and allowed NGC cameras to chronicle the lives of these war-hardened Americans for 10 days.
Saturday, May 7, 2011
2 p.m. ET
Inside the Green Berets
3 p.m. ET
Final Report: Osama Bin Laden Dead or Alive
4 p.m. ET
CIA Confidential: Hunt for Bin Laden
5 p.m. ET
6 p.m. ET
Witness: DC 9-11
7 p.m. ET
Inside 9-11: War on America
9 p.m. ET/PT
Inside 9-11: Zero Hour
National Geographic Channel
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