Congressional Briefing on 9/11 to Air on Web, TV and Radio For the World to Hear

Forwarded upon request of the office of Congresswoman McKinney (D-GA)


[please see earlier press releases from Rep. McKinney office posted at]

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Congressional Briefing on 9/11 to Air on Web, TV and Radio For the World to Hear
- Reps. Cynthia McKinney (GA) and Raúl Grijalva (AZ) to host

Title: ‘The 9/11 Commission Report One Year Later - A Citizens’ Response - Did They Get It Right?’

What: Congressional Briefing for Members of Congress and their staffs to hear testimony from family members and experts appraising the 9/11 Commission Report.

Where: Room 345, Cannon House Office Building, Independence Ave & First Street SE, Washington, DC

When: July 22, 2005, from 9 am to 5 pm EST.

The following media coverage has been confirmed: --C-SPAN TV is taping the entire event for rebroadcast on Saturday, July 23rd, after 5 pm EST (station TBA); check for scheduling at; click on ‘TV schedules’ in the black box.

--The INDEPENDENT RADIO NETWORK and the are airing a webcast of the briefing during the day on their websites: and the global for the world to hear. The webcast will either be live, or delayed by no more than 2 hours. Keep checking these websites for updates. They will rebroadcast it all day Saturday, starting at 9 am EST, and will make it available on demand thereafter at

--The PACIFICA RADIO NETWORK will redistribute the stream on their KU Satellite Right channel for their 5 stations and more than 75 affiliates to air at their discretion during the day on Friday, July 22nd, and will later provide it for them on demand on

--INN Report on FREE SPEECH TV (FSTV) will run two 20 minute broadcasts of the highlights of the morning session at 6:30 pm EST on Friday, July 22nd, and 1 am Saturday, July 23rd. Find FSTV affiliates via Satellite at:

--In New York City the MANHATTAN NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK (MNN) will air a rebroadcast of parts of the briefing at 7:30 am EST on Monday, July 25th.

One year after the release of the 9/11 Commission Final Report many questions about what transpired on September 11, 2001 and who should be held accountable still remain unanswered. At this briefing, family members will address questions about 9/11 that remain unanswered, and the shortcomings of the 9/11 Commission. Other experts and authors will explore the omissions and errors in the Commission’s Final Report, will provide historical perspective not found in the Report and will review its recommendations and offer alternatives.

A partial list of the panelists who will speaking:

  • Lorie Van Auken and Mindy Kleinberg, widows of 9/11 victim, ‘Jersey Girls’ & Family Steering Committee
  • Robert McIlvaine, father of 9/11 victim, member of September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows
  • Marilyn Rosenthal, mother of 9/11 victim, professor at U. of Michigan, expert on forewarnings to 9/11
  • Nafeez Ahmed, author of The War on Truth, Director, Institute for Policy Research & Development
  • Loretta Napoleoni, economist, author of Terror Incorporated: Tracing the Dollars Behind the Terror Networks
  • Paul Thompson, author of The Terror Timeline
  • Melvin Goodman, Fellow, Center for International Policy, former CIA
  • John Newman, Ph.D., professor University of West Virginia, former National Security Agency analyst
  • William Michaels, author of No Greater Threat

This is great news! I will post links to videos, etc. as they become available.. Now who wants to bet what news media even mentions today's events?

Thanks to for the heads up!