After the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York and the Pentagon in New York, Newsline was on the ball, as the following two editions of the programme illustrate:
1. Newsline broadcast at 14:30 UTC on September 11, 2001
The programme contains a Q&A with New York correspondent Reinout van Wagtendonk, reactions from locals, a statement from U.S. President George Bush and terrorism expert Mariane van Leuven from the Clingendael Institute. Presenter: Lorenza Bacino.
2. Newsline Broadcast at 20:30 UTC on September 12, 2001
Latest news bulletin, plus Q&A with Reinout van Wagtendonk in New York, Dutch Foreign Minister Jozias van Aartsen on NATO position, Marc Wolfson, spokesman of the organisation for disaster relief, Paul Bremmer, former U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands, says lessons from the past weren’t learned, reactions from U.S. tourists stranded at Schiphol, reaction from Moslems, Q&A with Dutch America expert Willem Post and with transport expert at Jane’s Defence Weekly. Presenter: Anne Marie Michel.