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>> the generals have been reduced to rubble. >> the basket of deplorable. >> what is aleppo? >> the future of wireless audio. >> we're getting normal one. good morning and welcome to a special edition of "sunday today" on this 15th anniversary of the attacks of september 11th. i'm willie geist. this morning we'll take stock of the country a decade and a half after its darkest day. nicole wallace joins us in a minute. she was in the white house when the attacks took place.
people whose lives were changed for. my hometown of new jersey lost 12 people. i'll head home to spend time with my next-door neighbor who lost her mom and a great family friend that lost his dad. >> my mom was able to speak to him on the phone. we actually were able to recover him and bring him home. the thought that a lot of people didn't get that. >> you got his wedding ring, right? >> actually, i'm wearing it. >> you're wearing it. >> which is actually really nice. >> that's incredible. >> yeah. >> that story and harry ahead but let's begin at ground zero. rehema ellis covered the story from downtown 15 years ago and is there again this morning. rehema, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, willie. the ceremony here at ground zero will take place amid heavy security. there will be silence and ringing of bells to commemorate each one of the events that happened on that tragic day starting at 8:46 when the first plane struck the north tower and
the south tower. at 9:37 a plane hit the pentagon, at 9:59 the south tower fell. at 10:03 a plane crashed in a field in pennsylvania and at 10:28 the north tower fell. in addition, there will be what has become the conditional and solum reading of all of the names of those who died 15 years ago here today and the president will observe a moment of silence, willie and he will also then attend a pentagon, willie? >> amazing how those times are sere in our memory. on a personal note, as i mentioned, you were down there and covered that day, you covered the weeks afterward. what are your thoughts this morning? >> reporter: one of the things i remember, it was a bright shiny september day, and not over cost like this. it was a beautiful brilliant sunny day and then it became
what they could to get away from this area. i remember being down here and talking to the first responders, those who cape running towards the danger hoping they could save someone, anyone and tragically more than 300 of them lost their lives that day. and the area turned into a ghost town. it was painfully side and frightening. i was frightened, too. look now what's behind me, one world trade center 102 stories high is a shining monument in the renewal and hope and memory and remembrance of those who died 15 years ago, willie. >> well said. rehema ellis, thank you. turning to the campaign trail. hillary clinton forced to apologize after saying half of donald trump's supporters fit into a quote basket of deplorables. nbc's halie jackson covering the race for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, willie. only a partial apology from hillary clinton after she made
friday night. listen to what she said. >> you can put half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. [ laughter ] >> the racist, sexist, homophobic, you name it. >> donald trump immediately pounced on what he called her insulting comments tweeting hillary clinton just had her 47% moment, referencing those cycle that made him to some seem out of touch. trump continuing what a terrible thing clinton said about so many great americans. clinton released that kind of apology saying she was quote grossly general and said she wouldn't stop calling out bigotry and racism. it's a racial walk back. she didn't apologize for using
list the ways the trump campaign is deplorable, referencing the attack on the gold star family and the nbc news poll showing the race tightening in several key battles grounds. >> we'll get to that in a second. how are the candidates commemorating 9/11 today? >>. >> reporter: both will attend the ceremony rehema was talking about. both are new yorkers and like so many americans have steering memories of 9/11. on the campaign trail for us. nicole wallace was communications director for president george w. bush and in the white house on september 11th, 2001 and was a senior advisor to the mccain presidential campaign. thanks for coming. >> i usually watch the show in my pa july mas while paging pancakes for liam. >> we'll make that a tradition,
experience on 9/11. let's start with the campaign. the basket of deplorables goes into romney and president obama talking about clinging to guns. >> fight to get the cameras inside fundraisers because that's when you hear what the candidates really think of each other. listen, she said it before. this wasn't a slip of the tongue. she isn't really have a lot of those. she correctly diagnosed problem with her statement, she painted with to broad of a brush, but this is how she feels about elements of trump's base. she thinks he has given voice to the deplorable alt-right. she thinks he's egitimized
>> in 2008 he said they get better and cling to guns and religion and hillary clinton said i was taken aback by the demeaning remarks president obama made. it was out of touch and people are saying the same thing about her for this one. >> and president obama's comments were and they hurt him, and this will hurt her ability. you know, there is someone who is a frequent surrogate for her, the only person on her side to she can take a page out of his playbook and understand she's not running against donald trump supporters. she needs to convert those to her cause. these comments do not help win tight states where this is much tighter than the clinton camp would like. >> halle referenced the polls. arizona effectively tied and new
is this race, nicole, tighter than a lot of people think? >> listen, i've went into a storm off into the sea on weekends and picks up strength and comes back. he's baring down on her. >> i want to talk about your experience on 9/11. few people had the seat you had. you were in the white house when it happened. what was it like that day? >> we had our meeting at 8:00 and "today show." i could not look away. the secret service agents went through our offices and evacuated us and one of my staff members refused to leave and i said get up and go and the agents looked at the women and said take after your shoes and run. we went running from the white house reluctantly. i remember calling my dad. he said where are you going? i said running. he said where? i said they told us to run for
my whole staff went to my apartment and worked from home but we got the message the president expected us back at our desk at 7:00 the next morning to get to work. >> and you were there. >> we were there. >> thanks for sharing your reflections. we'll see you next time in your pjs and slippers. >> with pancakes. around three dozen people were taken to the hospital when multiple floors of a deck collapsed during an off campus house party near trinity college. the house was packed with ud rick l nobody was hurt. a woman famously kissed by a sailor died at 92. she was a 21-year-old dental assistant when she was grabbed and kissed on august 14th, 1945. the photo became one of the most enduring images representing the end of world war ii, although ms. freedman said quote, wasn't much of a kiss. and central michigan pulled
oklahoma state on saturday on a wild play that should not have been. a hail mary on an untimed down gave them a 30-27 win. look at the catch, the toss, the run and the dive into the end zone. but the play never should have happened because central michigan had been flagged for intentional grounding on the previous play, a penalty that should have ended the game giving oklahoma state the win. officials admitted giving central michigan one more down was a mistake. today with a sports world divided over san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick and his decision not to stand for the national anthem. it's his protest he says in the way african americans are mistreated. saturday the seahawks will make a statement today standing together with arms linked before their game with the dolphins matt lawyer sat down and talked about the controversy.
are mostly african american, do you want the league to take a leading role in bringing attention to the issues like colin kaepernick is bringing attention to? >> our history is we do. we play a role in society. an important role in society. we're careful about that. we believe at the bottom people come to enjoy the sport and game but they recognize the importance that the nfl plays in our society a responsible for that. it's an important role and it's one of the things we spend an awful lot of time focussing on. >> are you proud of colin kaepernick for taking the stand? >> look, i support our players speaking out on issues that need to be changed in society. we don't live a perfect society, matt. our players have strong views about things. so i support our players speaking out against that. but that's what the focus should be on, the changes he wants to
>> right, but are you proud or does it make you nervous? >> i think when our players speak out and feel strongly and passionate about something, i think it's a good thing for us. what i do believe, though, is the respect for our country, the people who fought for those freedoms and values, the people who protect us here and abroad, those are very important and we're very -- you're going to see on sunday. we're a patriotic league. >> sunday, by the way, is the 15th anniversary of the attacks of 9/ patriotism, is it going to be more difficult to see if players neal or sit? >> i don't think so. they have rights and we have to respect that. >> you may know that you're also in the headlines for some other reasons. tom brady is going to sit out. suspension as a result of what we call deflategate.
tell me as the commissioner of the nfl that you fell 100% certain that you got this right? >> yes, because we went through a very exhausting process with this. we had an independent investigation. we had federal judge who ruled against it. it went to an appeal et court. they said it's compelling, not overwhelming here. there is no question the be considered by the commissioner in the context of this and that the process was properly followed. we collectively bargained a process for discipline. we went through and that i can't think of an issue more litigated, by the way. >> you think from one of the marquee players of the game, four-game suspension is fair? >> every player, every team is
players and teams. >> you can catch the patriots and cardinals tonight at 9:00 p.m. here on nbc -- excuse me, 7:00 p.m. the pregame starts and you can see more of matt's interview this wednesday on "today." >> dylan dreyer has a look at the weather. hello. >> hey, are you excited for the game tonight? >> i'm excited. i'm a giant's fan so i'm excited for 4:00. >> that makes sense. let's take a look at the weather. it's actually going to tur a very nice stretch of days. it's been very humid but we have an area of high pressure that is going to dry things out and lose the humidity and see much more comfortable temperatures. look at chicago right now 54 degrees, almost chilly out there and same in minneapolis, columbus, ohio in the 50s and back behind this cold front that will trigger showers and storms this morning across new england. heavy storms move through albany. we'll start to see everything clear out, though, as that cold
temperatures will be in the 70s most of this week up comfy chairs. >> right? about you? how do you feel about the patriots? >> i think garoppolo will do fine. it's going to be a hard four games without brady because i think he'll do fine. he's got a good team. >> huge patriots' fan. >> i like tom brady because he's so cute. >> so cute. >> to your fire, i don't know.
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iraq and was given a flag. when he heard on tv the flag was missing, he asked the firefighters to return it to new york city. after a forensic investigation, it was determined this is likely the right thing. this week a group of everett police officers traveled to new york to participate in a ceremony at national september 11th memorial and museum where that flag will now remain. isn't that incredible? he was watching a documentary on the history channel and heard they were looking for the flag and said i've got the flag. >> the way there and back. >> anonymously dropped at a fire station. >> nothing like images like that. it's nice to keep that together. the first low goes to presidential candidate gary johnson as he attempts to climb to the magic 15% polling threshold to get on the debate stage with hillary clinton and donald trump in a couple weeks. he did not help himself on an
aleppo in syria. >> what would you do if you were elected about aleppo, about aleppo. >> and what is aleppo? >> you're kidding? >> no. >> aleppo is in syria. it's the epicenter of the refugee crisis -- >> okay. got it. got it. >> if you think that was tough to watch, johnson said quote, i feel horrible. i have got to get smarter. >> you were sitting there. you can h >> yeah. >> this divided people because a lot of people felt sorry for him to be caught in the moment. it was like katie couric, sarah palin -- as someone that wants to be president of the country, you should know where children are being hurt and killed. >> it's on the front page of the newspaper every day. the next high, a florida state university star receiver travis
autistic boy eating alone and he sat down and ate with him. they are best pals now. travis sis surprised beau with the w his own jersey. travis scored a touchdown at game and florida state came back to win the game. that officially makes beau the good luck charm. i love that story. >> we went to school that one day, he had luh, his whole life was going to change from that point on. it's incredible. >> his mother said he became much more popular in the lunchroom. >> kindness. the next low, apple's hotly anticipated new product seeming terrible but we'll own it in the next six weeks. apple unveiled the iphone 7. more sophisticated camera and no jack for the headphones. now apple informed us we're all
pods to listen to music and talk on the phones. critics like the slim new phone but worry about the ipods, chances of you losing them on day one at 93%. another thing i got to keep track of. >> i'm not going there. >> i lose the ones with the wire immediately. >> you're hopeless. the next, the mom that struggled on donuts with dad's day. she was dropping off 12-year-old cars and dads at school. elijah said it was donuts for dad's day and she sprung into action. they raced home and put together a dad getup with fake mustache, fake shirt and dab of cologne like that elijah had a wing man for donuts with dad day. evette posted these saying she seen the sad look on her son's face when father son events pops up. she heard from single parents all over the world this week. and instead of another low,
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a remembrance ceremony that get underway right now. there's also a protective services parade through downtown milwaukee at 2:30 which will end at the war memorial site. there is also a number of other events through nine o'clock tonight. we have all of that information in the links section of tmj four dot com. here's meteorologist jesse ritka with your forecast. and here's a live look outside. good morning. i'm julia fello.
having our city's institutions up and running sends a message new york city is open for business. "saturday night live" is one of the great new york city institutions, and that's why it's important for you to do your show tonight. >> can we be [ laughter ] >> why start now? [ laughter ] >> that was new york mayor rudy giuliani flanked by the finest and bravest opening "saturday night live" on september 29th, 2001. and giving the country permission to laugh. it was the first snl after the attacks of 9/11. those attacks killed nearly 3,000 innocent people from the world trade center to the pentagon to a field in shanksville, pennsylvania. 12 of those victims lived in
hometown. to the world they were numbers in a staggering death toll that meant america was going to war. but to the residents of a town of 25,000 people, they were family and friends who suddenly and inexplicably were not coming home. 15 years on, i went back home to visit old friends, one who lost his dad, another who lost her mom. lorrie steinberg was the first kid i met when i moved from chicago to through kindergarten. she lived next door. >> this was the cut through. i went to her house for piano lessons. >> we were not good. >> not at all. >> we weren't that dedicated to the cause. >> not that, either. nope, we really weren't. >> her mom's big laugh would carry across the yard to our house. >> i was actually talking to my dad this morning and he said he could sit inside his house, closed doors, closed windows and
he was like she had the best laugh. lorrie's parents were rarely seen apart because they were rarely apart. they met as kids in poland, reunited and fell in love in brooklyn. moved to ridgewood, new jersey to raise their family and carpooled together early every morning into new york's financial district where they worked. >> she was unbelievable. she was up early, drove into the city with my dad, worked a full day and would come home since 2001 lorrie moved out of the house and moved to the city. she could see the twin towers from her street. >> by the time i went outside, the towers i saw were on fire, you know. they hadn't fallen yet. they were still there but they were on fire. >> fires that could be seen 25 miles away in ridgewood where
it seemed like everyone in town knew someone in the towers. but back in manhattan, lorrie was focused on only one person, her mom. >> i started calling her office phone, and i started calling her cell phone. there was never, never an answer to either one, and so went through sort of like an ark of emotions of being like okay, the north tower got hit. i hope she works -- i didn't actually know which building she >> you didn't know which one? >> no, she loved the fact she worked on the 96th floor, so i knew that and she loved it because she was above the cloud line. >> the 96th floor, the middle of the impact zone of american airlines flight 11. just four stories below gina's office was another of my neighbor's and family friends, 44-year-old john trapped by the impact but able to call home.
the morning, and i actually -- the phone was over there and i picked up and, you know, he could hear my voice and saying my name on the line and i didn't really get to speak to him. you could hear sirens and that was the last phone call that had come through. >> johnny was just 14 years old that day. in his first week of high school. his little sisters janie and molly were 9 and 5. their dad a fixture around town. >> before i came over, just what i remember of your dad and the one thing everyone said is he was there. he was at everything. >> he worked at the city and able to get out aftermarket close at 4:00 or 4:30 and would be home at 5:30 or 6:00. >> he was killed with 68 co-workers. his body was found about two weeks later. >> as terrible it was that we
everything and how it played out that my mom was able to speak to him on the phone and we were able to recover him and bring him home and the thought that a lot of people didn't get that. >> you got his wedding ring, right? >> actually, i'm wearing it. >> wow. >> yeah, which is actually really nice. >> that's incredible. >> yeah. >> the kid i used to baby sit is now married with a daughter named marlo and another on the way with wife mallory. he followed his dad finance. johnny credits his big family with getting him here. >> my two uncles, they really made it clear that look, this is happened but we're getting back to normal life. this isn't going to be the defining factor for you of the rest of your life. things are going to go on from here. >> a national tragedy to most of us, but a very personal one for lorrie and johnny. they feel it in big ways on big
day. >> if i see someone and say good-bye, i wonder is that the last time i'll see them, which i think is just because of what i've been through. >> how has it changed you? >> i mean, there's like a responsiveness to phone calls that i think i and my family have and that maybe not everybody has. like phone calls from my dad and my sister don't generally go unanswered. >> lorrie now works in a field similar to her mom's. and she's a doting aunt sister julie's young children. >> do you talk to your mom when babies are born and family milestones. >> no, we don't do a lot of talking about my mom. i talk about my mom with other people. i did not spend a lot of time talking about my mother and remanencing with my immediate family. >> reminiscing still can be too painful. >> my sister jane and i kind of talk about it once in awhile
of wine, pick each other's brains and i haven't done that with mol yet. i don't know how she feels about it or if she would want to talk about it. i don't know what she remembers, if anything. >> with a small memorial at the center of town, ridgewood remembers the day that altered johnny and lorrie's lives forever. jon and gina's names listed with ten others that kissed their families and >> jon was a huge bruce springstene fan, another trait he passed on. springstene got word of this and personally autographed to each of them a program from jon's memorial service. jon's daughter jane had a birthday about two weeks after 9/11. bruce sent her flowers. meanwhile, lorrie says the lose of her mother brought her closer than ever to her dad who since has remarried and i'm happy to
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men and women that rushed into burning buildings to save strangers. as stephanie gosk explains. their own families into service. >> reporter: the country wouldn't be the same but on the anniversary we are reminded that for thousands the national tragedy was also a personal one. their lives wouldn't be the same, either. nypd officer joe was just 12 years old at the time, a sixth grader. you didn't necessarily want to be a police officer. >> i wanted to grow up and play baseball, you know. >> like any teenager. >> exactly. >> that changed when his beloved ankle, george leehy who used to dress up to scare kids on halloween ran into tower one. >> tell the boys i'm fine, everything is okay.
i should be out shortly. >> not far away george howard who actually had the day off ran in to help. his son christopher was 18 years old. >> i went to my grandmother's house around 2:30 and she said we can't find him. >> howard and leehy were two of new york city's first responders to die that day, 23 from the police department, 337 from the port from the fire department. >> everyone went there that day with the idea they would get everyone out of the building. that's why they went in and up. nobody said we're not going to be able to do this. >> that commitment to help others was in large part the inspiration for both of them to follow in the footsteps of men they loved dearly. >> he put others before himself.
as your you canal. >> i wanted to go to the sixth precinct. >> why. >> i wanted to work the same place he did. he got along with everybody and everybody loved him. everybody said how much of an honor it was for me to work there. >> for howard, it was fulfilling the life-long dream. >> my dad always wanted to be a fireman. >> the year after 9/11, howard had a chance to be a firefighter himself. his father's friends there to guide hi saying the same thing, you got to take that job. it's the best job -- it's the greatest job in the world and you're never going to look back. on my helmet i keep a sticker for my dad. >> for both men, their chosen profession can trigger painful memories. >> you meet a bunch of different guys along the way that worked with my dad. one guy was with my dad that survived. your dad ran this way and i ran that way and we never saw him
his name and bang made famous by george w. bush. >> it is a police shield of a man named george howard who died at the world trade center trying to save others. >> makes me more and more proud to share my father's story so he doesn't get forgotten, nobody gets forgotten because that day shaped where we are today as a nation. >> the same way their lives were shaped by their loss. >> he gave his life on one of the most important days in america, in american history. i feel like i have big fill living up to his name and legacy. >> i just want to make my dad proud, you know, i want to live my life the way i think he would have wanted me to live it and never do anything that tarnishes his name. >> stephanie gosk reporting on this 15th anniversary of 9/11, a solum remembrance ceremony set to begin a few miles from here in lower manhattan. a moment of silence and the reading of names that died.
of silence and in shanksville, pennsylvania. we'll pause now to allow other stations to join us for this special report "remembering september 11th." this is an nbc news special report, here is willie geist. >> welcome to this nbc news special report, "remembering september 11th." i'm willie geist 15 years ago today a dark day in history. two planes slamming into the twin towers here in new york. another into the pentagon and a fourth into a field in shanksville, pennsylvania. today the country pauses to remember the nearly 3,000 people who died on 9/11. rehema ellis is near ground zero for us. rehema, that moment of silence about to begin. >> reporter: it is. following that as the ceremony is underway, there will be a solum tradition of the reading of the names of those nearly 3,000 people who died on this
good morning. my dad vincent worked in the remembering back to the horrible day 15 years ago that changed my life, i was 10 years old. my brothers was 8, 7 and 5. today i'm proud to be here to mennize my father. this gaves me the chance to think about beautiful memories like christmas eve when dad took my brothers and i to work to give mom a break. on 9/11 the nation came together. people really tried to help us.
camp for kids that lost family members on 9/11. the counselors helped us to laugh and have fun, to let us know we were not alone. this summer i had the privilege of working with kids that had their own horrific loss, kids from sandy hook and i got to be the one to care for them when they needed it. these kids lifted me up and made me know i wanted to get back as much as i can. sometimes the bad things that happn path to where we should be going, to help others as many have helped me. ps, i love you dad. [ applause ] >> jerry deamado talking act his father that died. 8:46 marking the moment the first plane hit the north tower, 17 minutes later american airlines flight 175 hit the south tower.
terror attacks of september 11th. i'm willie geist in new york. "sunday today" will continue in a moment. for others, we'll now continue to your regularly scheduled program. >> we're back with "sunday today," coming up next, harry smith with a remembrance, where hmmmmmm..... ck ] hmmmmm... the turbocharged dream machine. the volkswagen golf gti. named one of car and driver's 10best,
of the morning of tuesday, september 11th, 2001, are as fresh as if they happened yesterday. we all know exactly where we were, who we were with, and how we felt. but 15 years is a long time. the country and the world changed. harry smith on the road we've traveled since 9/11. >> 9/11, on a crystal clear morning 15 years ago, we woke up to images we will never forget. how is it an incident so sered in our memory can seem to have
for days, we couldn't look away. we were glued to the coverage. the stories of those lost, the harrow wisdom of the first re responders and heroes of ordinary people. grieved and we grieved. the why and the how rattled our destroyed our sense of security. the dots became clear but why were they not connected. >> we have planes -- >> for awhile, we as a people were united in a way we haven't been since world war ii. and the world felt as we did, there was comfort in knowing we were not alone.
we relived it all. the wounds both physical and psychic were still fresh. >> kathryn fantis. >> we listened to the names read by loved ones and wept again as we had the year before. we did the same the next year but less so over time. and that solidarity we were so proud of the war in iraq began. >> the dictator of iraq and weapons of mass destruction are a threat to the security of free nations. >> the danger from baghdad had been over sold, we as a people were under prepared for what unfolded thereafter. chaos and conflict and more american lives lost.
time doesn't heal all wounds, and there really is no such thing as closure. but we do move on except for those directly affected. 9/11 is quickly becoming history. the stuff from archives, something that happened to someone else. >> harry smith reporting for us on this 15th anniversary of 9/11. we'll be right back. it comes with a pen so you can write as you please this mac doesn't have any of that it's less useful like a hat for your cat surface has touch and a beautiful screen you can see things like they've never been seen this mac doesn't quite compare it's slower, heavy, and a bit square fold it in half, hello when you start lighter than air, you can doodle a heart yes it's plain to see the surface pro 4 is made for me
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russ feingold: so, what do you girls want to be when you grow up? girl 1: i want to be an astronomer. girl 2: i want to be a doctor! russ feingold: do you think you should be paid the same as boys? girl 1:
definitely. girl 2: yep! russ feingold: well, i raised my two girls right here, and they agree with you - and so do i. unfortunately, in wisconsin, a lot of women make less than men doing the same job. pay for women, and for paid leave so parents can care for a sick family member. discrimination against any women is flat out wrong. what you think of that? girls: good call! feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. our thoughts today are with the men and women whose lives were taken 15 years ago, both the people who were just going to work and the brave heros that rushed in to try to save them.
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from nbc news in washington, this is "meet the press" with chuck todd. >> good sunday evening. this morning a hugeer the attack there. in lower manhattan, we observed a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. eastern time, marking the moment when the first plane flight 11 flew into the north tower of the world trade center. immediately afterwards, as they do every year, relatives began reading the names of the victims of the attacks at the world