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CNN Pipeline offers free real-time stream of 9/11/01

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(CNN) -- As part of its coverage of the fifth anniversary of 9/11, CNN Pipeline will stream CNN's television coverage of September 11, 2001, in real time, as the events of the day unfolded.

The free replay on Monday will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET, minutes before the first plane hit the World Trade Center in New York.

Monday's live stream of CNN's coverage of 9/11/01 is the first in an occasional series of historical days that CNN Pipeline plans to present.

In addition, will offer comprehensive coverage of the anniversary, including a multimedia look at how life has changed since the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania, and stories and images from users on the how the attacks have changed their lives.

"In many ways and to many people, it was the day that changed everything," said David Payne, senior vice president and general manager of "And while difficult, for many of us it is important to remember the emotion of that day.

"Also, many people, like those on the West Coast, woke up to find their lives forever changed -- and they didn't even witness the events of that morning as they played out. On this September 11, as we reflect on what has happened to our nation and our world, it is important to remember, but even more important not to forget."

CNN Pipeline gives users exclusive access to video archives and provides four live unfiltered video streams. On Monday, the September 11, 2001 replay will run in Pipe 4, one of the four feeds. In an effort to be sensitive to those who may not want to view the images, the feed will include a viewer discretion warning, and the user will need to click specifically on the Pipe to be able to watch the video.

In addition to the replay, CNN Pipeline will feature free live streaming coverage from memorial services around the country, with CNN Pipeline anchor Richard Lui reporting live from Ground Zero, and will provide hundreds of archived video clips of CNN's coverage from September 11, 2001.

A special report, "9/11: Five Years Later," appears online at, featuring CNNRadio podcasts looking at the events of September 11, 2001, and how they changed the world; image galleries on the war in Afghanistan and efforts to rebuild Ground Zero; and an audio slide show of life today in Lower Manhattan.

The special report also links to's coverage from September 11, 2001, and its aftermath, including a multimedia timeline from the first anniversary of the attacks, tributes to the heroes of 9/11, and a memorial to the nearly 3,000 people who were killed.

The special also links to "In the Footsteps of bin Laden," a companion site to the CNN Presents documentary reported by CNN's chief international correspondent, Christiane Amanpour. The site, at, features interactive elements that delve into the history of Osama bin Laden and first-person accounts from people who knew bin Laden best. also is soliciting "I-Reports" on the fifth anniversary of 9/11. "I-Reports" are user-generated text, images, audio and video for possible use on-air and on CNN Exchange, a part of that lets users interact with news reports, commentaries and polls. Users can submit material through a "Send Your I-Report" link at or by e-mail at



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