A wide shot of the Museum Auditorium shows journalist and historian Garrett Graff gesturing with both hands as he speaks onstage at the public program, Only Plane in the Sky. A woman sitting next to him who is hosting the event listens while holding a clipboard. Audience members are silhouetted in the foreground by blue light behind onstage.
Photo by Monika Graff

Only Plane in the Sky

  • September 19, 2019
  • 7 to 8:30 P.M.
  • Auditorium

Journalist and historian Garrett Graff recounts the harrowing story of 9/11 in Only Plane in the Sky, a comprehensive, minute-by-minute account of the attacks based on extensive research and oral history interviews. Graff discusses his new book and the process of interviewing everyone from government officials to survivors to write a thorough account of a day that altered history.

Photos

  • Journalist and historian Garrett Graff gestures with his right hand as he speaks while seated onstage in this close-up photo of him and the host, who is seated beside him in the foreground.
  • This wide-angle photo of the Museum Auditorium shows journalist and historian Garrett Graff seated onstage with the woman who is hosting the public program “Only Plane in the Sky. Graff is gesturing with both hands as he looks towards the audience, whose heads are silhouetted in the foreground. A wall behind Graff is lit blue and features the logo of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.
  • Journalist and historian Garrett Graff gestures with both hands as he speaks onstage during the public program “Only Plane in the Sky.” A woman hosting the program sits next to him as she watches on and holds a pile of papers and books. The silhouetted heads of several audience members are in the foreground.
Photos by Monika Graff

Videos

2019_0919_Garrett Graff_Full
2019_0919_Garrett Graff_Highlight_(Caps)
FULL PROGRAM
HIGHLIGHT CLIP

Other Resources

  • Transcript
  • Blog Post: Q&A with Garrett Graff, Author of "The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11"

Through the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Summit on Security, presented by First Data, public programs in 2019 were made possible by Accenture, ADP, AT&T, BlackRock, Deloitte, GNYHA Ventures, Inc., Goldman Sachs, PepsiCo Foundation, and UL LLC.