The 9-11 did not simply target the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Nationwide, the threat was real. In Kentucky, southern governors who were here for a meeting sought safety. “We’re getting ourselves to try to take care of the governors that are here in the state and try to make sure government facilities are as secure as possible,” said then-Governor Paul Patton.
This newscast was recorded at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, 9-11-2001 in the studios of WMKY Radio in Morehead. Our thanks to the partner-stations of Kentucky Public Radio for their contributions to this report.