America: A Tribute to Heroes (2001)

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Actors and musicians honor those fallen in the September 11 disasters.

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A two-hour telethon, which aired on all the major TV networks (and a host of cable networks), where celebrities raised money for the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, and the plane that crashed in Pennsylvania. Written by Brian Henke <Cincy43235@aol.com>

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Aired live and commercial-free on Friday, September 21, 2001 simultaneously on more than 30 networks. See more »

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Hero
Written by Mariah Carey
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The big names of movies, music, and sports combine to help the victims of 9-11
13 December 2001 | by (Allentown, PA) – See all my reviews

The stars of all the categories of the sports and entertainment

industries combine their efforts to raise money for those deeply

affected by the multiple tragedies that took place on September the 11th. In the form of a 2-hour marathon, the celebrities involved did their parts by giving anecdotes about the victims in the buildings and planes, and the brave people who risked their lives trying to save total strangers. Other activities done by the stars in the show were helping out in the telethon's phonelines, and to play heartfelt music in reference to that grave day.


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