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America: A Tribute to Heroes (2001)

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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21 September 2001 (USA)  »

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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
Written by Mariah Carey
Performed by Mariah Carey
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Stars aplenty gather in honor of those who perished on 9/11.
14 October 2001 | by (kalamazoo, michigan) – See all my reviews

This TV special is a true honor to watch as actors and musicians gather to show homage to those who died in the wake of terrorist attacks on America. The actors give shortened asides to describe the firefighters, policemen and innocent civilians who were involved in the catastrophic event of September 11, 2001. The various singers pour out heart-felt songs that eerily describe the terrorist act. Worth noting, Bruce Springsteen steals the show with his rendition of "My City's in Ruin".


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