By Tim Kenneally
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - History and H2 will revisit a horrific moment in recent American history with a special slate of programming September 10-11.
The memorial block will be highlighted by the premiere of a new special "9/11: Relics from the Wreckage" on Tuesday, September 10. The 30-minute special, debuting 10 p.m. ET on H2, will showcase five objects that are being placed in the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
"How do you honor the memory and legacy of more than 3,000 lives lost to the terror attacks? That was the challenge facing the creators of the museum," a description of the special reads. "They must commemorate the fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters and children who never came home that day in 2001, while preparing to educate generations of visitors who weren't yet born when the attacks took place. Museum President Joe Daniels introduces viewers to the museum still under construction and to the artifacts they have chosen to tell the story of 9/11."
Both History and H2 will commemorate the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 with programming running Tuesday and Wednesday. Along with the "Relics From the Wreckage" premiere, History will re-air "102 Minutes That Changed America" at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, September 11.
The special chronicles the events as they unfolded on the day of the attacks in New York, using amateur and professional footage and without narration or commentary. Encores of "9/11 State of Emergency," "Grounded on 9/11," "The Man Who Predicted 9/11″ and "The Miracle of Stairway B" will also air during the two-day commemoration.