Book Discussion on Firefight: Inside the Battle to Save the Pentagon

Patrick Creed and Rick Newman talked about the rescue efforts that took place at the Pentagon following the September 11, 2001, terrorist… read more

Patrick Creed and Rick Newman talked about the rescue efforts that took place at the Pentagon following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack. The crashing of American Airlines Flight 77 caused a fire at the Pentagon which local firefighters fought for over 24 hours. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

Patrick Creed is a volunteer firefighter and a U.S. Army Reserve officer. Rick Newman is a staff writer for U.S. News and World Report. He is the author of Bury Us Upside Down: The Misty Pilots and the Secret Battle for the Ho Chi Minh Trail. close

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Book Discussion on Firefight: Inside the Battle to Save the Pentagon

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Location:
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 29, 2008
Last Aired:
Sep 11, 2011

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  • Jun 29, 2008 | 11:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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