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NBC Airs Kardashian Interview on Breast Implants Instead of 9/11 Moment of Silence

This morning, eleven years from September 11, 2001, there was a moment of silence in Washington, D.C. and New York City at 8:46 a.m., when the first plane hit the towers. Most news networks, including ABC, CBS, Fox, MSNBC, and CNN, interrupted programming to honor the anniversary, breaking the quiet only with an extra solemn rendition of “Taps.” Locally, WNBC cut into the Today show with 9/11 coverage, but nationally, NBC trucked right through with an interview of Keeping Up With the Kardashians mom Kris Jenner. “Is there ever a time when you’re like, Okay, we can turn those cameras off now?” host Savannah Guthrie asked, fittingly, about Jenner’s televised breast augmentation. “I thought it was such a great idea to film that,” Jenner said. Cue “Taps.” America.

NBC Airs Kardashian Instead of 9/11 Tribute