tv 911 Remembrance Ceremony in New York City CSPAN September 11, 2022 8:25am-9:06am EDT
memorials have to move us, to help us remember those who were lost and continue to sacrifice for our country -- it speaks to the need to make those visits more possible for more people. it becomes more important that those who were not alive during the attacks to go to these sites, sit with them and spend time reflecting. host: we would like to thank dan vallone from more in common for coming to discuss their recent survey. thank you so much. as you can see on screen, people are gathering at ground zero for the national 9/11 commemoration sent roni -- ceremony. we will take you there live now for our live coverage on c-span.
♪ oh say can you see ♪ ♪ by the dawn's early light ♪ ♪ what so proudly we hailed ♪ ♪ at the twilight's last gleaming ♪ ♪ whose broad stripes and bright stars ♪ ♪ through the perilous fight ♪ ♪ o'er the ramparts we watched ♪ ♪ were so gallantly streaming ♪ ♪ and the rocket's red glare ♪ ♪ the bombs bursting in air ♪
godwin o. ajalla. >> margaret ann a lauria. john leslie albert. >> peter craig alderman. >> and my brother in law. danny, you are in our hearts every day. your 5 now adult children are thriving. like you and with peggy's guidance, they are kind, people succeeding in their careers and in life. we celebrate you all today. >> and my father john leslie albert. i was 13 years old in september 2001. we had a wonderful relationship to date.
how well does a 13-year-old boy really know his father? the reality is that i along with countless other children who lost parents missed out on countless memories, conversations, so while the grief or seeds a bit with time, -- recedes a bit with time, the absence of my father is as palpable as it ever was. >> jekyll and elaine aldrich-frederick. -- jacqueline elaine aldrich-frederick. >> joseph ryan allen. >> richard dennis allen. >> richard l. allen. anna s. w. allison.
person to family and friends. his legacy will remain in our hearts forever. he is a guardian angel to me and my children, christopher, jeanine anez, my grandchildren, riley, james, nina, maxwell, and my daughter-in-law, and son-in-laws eric and mark. we miss and love you so much. thank you all to those who organized this for us. god bless the victims, and god bless america. >> and to my cousin, victim of the world trade center bombing, john, i was four years old. i remember you clear as day. i love you and i miss you.
and my other cousin, who died in 2019 from cancer. he was the chairman of the voices from 9/11. if it were not for him we would not have this opportunity does. everyone in front of us is a new family. it took a tragedy to create this new family. i would like to remember everyone that our politicians are surrounded by a border right now. it took a tragedy to unite our country. back then no one cared if you were a democrat, republican, age, ethnicity. we were united. it took a tragedy to unite us. it should not take another tragedy to unite our nation. if i have to stand at this podium again or another podium for another event because of
lives lost because of dereliction of duty, it will hurt, just like it hurts me. i want to thank everyone for being here. i will continue to do this until the day i die. god bless you. thank you. [applause] ♪ >> peter paul apollo. frank thomas aquilino. >> patrick michael laurent euros -- michael george argent -- >> adam p. arias. >> joshua -- >> richard avery areno.
>> brett bailey. sharon baucom. >> and my big brother joseph michael g oconee. 21 years, 21 seconds. the pain is still there, the grief is not something -- the new normal. joe, i held your first baby grandson in my arms. you should have been holding him. we love you and we miss you. >> and my firefighter jimmy
richards. ogle jimmy, i am so proud -- uncle jimmy, i am so proud to be named after you. i wish i could have met you. my dad told me that you would love to watch me play basketball. you are always in my heart, and i know you are always watching over me. god bless america. [applause] ♪ >> firefighter gerard baskets. assistant chief gerard a. barbara. james william barr bella. >> victor barbosa.
>> david michael parkway. >> matthew barnes. >> melissa rose barnes. >> she love patricia barnes. -- sheila patricia barnes. firefighter arthur thaddeus barry. >> diane g. barry. >> marise vincent barry. >> scott d. bart. >> ina b. basina. kenneth william bass nikki. >> stephen joseph bait. -- stephen joseph bates. >> i've been louise bautista --
ivan louise bautista. >> jasper baxter. michelle beale. >> >> paul frederick. allen anthony bevins. annette marie bettles. >> firefighter biegelesen. and my uncle. i heard stories about your great sense of humor and how we would have had many laughs with you as our uncle and know you're always watching over us. thanks for being our addian angel and hero.
>> paul benedetti. >> brian craig bennett. >> eric l. bennett. >> oliver bennett. >> margaret l. benson. >> dominic j. >> berardi. james patrick berger. >> steven howard berger. >> our live coverage on the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks continue and we'll leave new york city but return later following a pentagon ceremony where president biden and defense secretary austin are expected to speak. american airlines flight 77 was one of the planes that was hijacked on september 11, 2001. it crashed into the west side of the pentagon at 9:45 a.m. eastern killing 125 military personnel and civilians along with all 64 people aboard the