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Dateline: Pearl Harbor 2001 - 2001-09-11

The terrorist attacks against targets in Washington and New York brought the United States to a halt on Tuesday.

The attacks are being compared to the sneak attack by the Japanese against Pearl Harbor in 1941, which pulled the United States into World War II. As disaster relief experts begin to clean up the damage and provide humanitarian aid, the United States now faces some critical diplomatic and military choices.

This edition of Dateline is presented by Neal Lavon.

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