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Sec of Transportation – Norman Mineta

9/11 is a day to remember a horrible event, but it’s also a day that he called in all airplanes. “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)   Video streaming by Ustream That’s Konrad Ng on right conducting the interview.

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