09/11/2014 09:31 am ET Updated Sep 11, 2014

U.S. ATTACKED - President Vows To Exact Punishment For 'Evil' - NYTimes.com


Hijackers rammed jetliners into each of New York's World Trade Center towers yesterday, toppling both in a hellish storm of ash, glass, smoke and leaping victims, while a third jetliner crashed into the Pentagon in Virginia. There was no official count, but President Bush said thousands had perished, and in the immediate aftermath the calamity was already being ranked the worst and most audacious terror attack in American history.

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