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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For security reasons, the exact locations where the telethon was being broadcast were not revealed. Only the cities (New York, Los Angeles.) After 2 hours on the air the telethon raised more than $200 million dollars. See more »

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Featured in Greater Than the Greatest (2002) See more »

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Hero
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Good, at least the messages.
28 January 2004 | by (Portland, OR) – See all my reviews

I honestly only watched the messages said by the various people. The only song I listened to was the last one. I tried to listen to Celine Dion's version of the song she did and got p***ed because she made her own version instead of sticking with the original lyrics. I got a little emotional with some of the messages. Tears in my eyes. I am in the US Navy currently, and honestly it isn't for me. But it is for some people and I will not stand in their way if they want to join. But this still got me to have tears in my eyes. I am glad I watched it when my roommate was away so he wouldn't make fun of me, hehe. But, no, this was a very serious thing and I am glad they did it. I gave it an 8 because I what I did watch I enjoyed but that Dion woman ruined one of my fav. songs.


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