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Online Lecture: Gander Airport’s Role in the Wake of the 9/11 Terror Attacks

Join us on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at 12 p.m. (ET)/ 9 a.m. (PT) for a free one-hour lecture and Q&A about the airport and special community that came together in the aftermath of 9/11.
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Online Program

Online Lecture: Gander Airport’s Role in the Wake of the 9/11 Terror Attacks

Join us on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at 12 p.m. (ET)/ 9 a.m. (PT) for a free one-hour lecture and Q&A about the airport and special community that came together in the aftermath of 9/11.
Length
1 hour
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Program No. 24408RJ

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As Sept. 11th approaches, we present heartfelt stories of human kindness triumphing over terror. With planes forced to land immediately after the Twin Towers were struck, Gander International Airport in Newfoundland, Canada, was thrust into taking in thousands of travelers. Learn about Operation Yellow Ribbon from Gander native and tour guide, Rhonda Lane, as she shares compelling stories about what transpired on that fateful day and the week that followed. At that time, Rhonda was a shift manager and supervisor of passenger services with Allied Aviation — the ground-handling company in charge of the diverted aircrafts. She’ll talk about how she and her crew suddenly found themselves in a situation the likes of which had never been seen before, and how her town of 9,000 welcomed almost 6,700 displaced visitors. Rhonda will discuss the Broadway musical, Come From Away (based on some of these stories) and the airport’s unique history and global role.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.
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Rhonda Lane
Rhonda Lane was born and raised in Gander, Newfoundland and has been introducing visitors to her hometown and area for 30 years. She especially enjoys sharing stories of the world-renowned Gander International Airport, including its unique history, its current role globally, the pieces of art hidden inside, and what transpired there on September 11, 2001 and the days that followed.

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Rhonda Lane was born and raised in Gander, Newfoundland and has been introducing visitors to her hometown and area for 30 years. She especially enjoys sharing stories of the world-renowned Gander International Airport, including its unique history, its current role globally, the pieces of art hidden inside, and what transpired there on September 11, 2001 and the days that followed.





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