Fridays at this time, we turn to our Regional Report, speaking with local
editors and reporters about what’s making news in their part of the state. This
week, with the tenth anniversary of 9/11 in the news, we’re looking back at how
journalists covered that story in Vermont.
Lt. Colonel Barent Rogers joined the
Vermont Air National Guard in 1997. He was hired as a United Airlines pilot in 2000 and
became what he calls a traditional Guardsman that same year. On September 11th,
2001 his jet fighter was the
first to enter air space over Ground Zero in New York City.
On September 11, 2001, Howard Dean was serving what would be his 5th and final term as
Governor of Vermont when the Twin Towers fell. Like most Americans, Dean remembers
just where he was and what happened in those first moments after the attack