On Thursday, September 8, The New Republic, in partnership with the Kennedy Center and the Pentagon, commemorated the tenth anniversary of the attacks of September 11. Moderated by Christiane Amanpour, the event featured addresses by former Secretaries of State Condoleeza Rice, Colin Powell, and Madeleine Albright; readings of verse by actress Melissa Leo; and musical performances by Wynton Marsalis, Emmylou Harris, and the National Symphony Orchestra, among others. Watch the event in its entirety at kennedycenter.org.

National Anthem: 00:00:00
The U.S. Air Force Ceremonial Brass Band, Armed Forces Color Guard and the National Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by John Mauceri 

Welcome: 00:05:10
David M. Rubenstein, Kennedy Center Chairman 

Wynton Marsalis: 00:11:35
Wynton Marsalis
Pianist, Dan Nimmer

Reading of "Acquainted with the Night" by Robert Frost: 00:17:05
Melissa Leo

Former Secretaries of State: 00:18:35
The Honorable Madeleine Albright
The Honorable Colin Powell
The Honorable Condoleeza Rice

Adagio for Strings: 00:31:40
Composed by
Samuel Barber
National Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by
John Mauceri

First Responders: 00:43:20
Robert Icolari
Jim Laychak
Hamilton Peterson
Justin Tirelli

Hard Times Come Again No More: 00:50:50
Music and Lyrics by
Stephen Foster
Performed by
Emmylou Harris
Background Vocals by
John Starling, Ricki Simkins
National Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by
John Mauceri

Reading of "The Continuous Life" by Mark Strand:  00:54:40
Melissa Leo

City Called Heaven: 00:57:45
Arranged by
José Maria Vitier
Performed by
Denyce Graves
National Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by
John Mauceri

Wynton Marsalis II: 01:04:20
Wynton Marsalis
Pianist,
Dan Nimmer

Hallelujah: 01:08:40
Composed by
Leonard Cohen
Performed by
Raúl Esparza
Pianist,
Nolan Williams, Jr.

Leon Wieseltier's Reflections: 01:16:25
Leon Wieseltier

Freedom Comes with a Cost: 01:25:15
Composed by
Nolan Williams, Jr.
Performed by
Duawne Starling with Voices of Inspiration
Conducted by
John Mauceri