“Mineta shouted into the phone to Monte Belger at the FAA: “Monte, bring all the planes down.” It was an unprecedented order-there were 4,546 airplanes in the air at the time.”
GR friend Konrad Ng interviews him and it’s on ustream. It’s a little jittery at least on our computers, but the audio is clear. Listen to it like a podcast. (apanews.si.edu – Norman Mineta)
Inouye also lends some words to remember 9/11 (Inouye.Senate.gov – Inouye 9/11)
That’s Konrad Ng on right conducting the interview.