In March 2002 for the premiere
And for what it's worth CBS
did make network history by airing
But then the Naudets POINTEDLY UNDERPLAYED the gruesomeness expectation, by having Jules testify how he consciously decided AGAINST filming the "burning" person(s?).
Jules says with tears in his eyes: "I just didn't want to film that. It was like, no one, no one should have to see this." MEANING, I think, 'No one BUT US [the filmmakers] should GET to see it!'
This moment garnered them praise, in reviews, because of their commendable non-sensationalist "self-restraint," their "auto-censorship."
BUT THE SICK INSIDE JOKE IS ON US: THE MOVIE WE ARE WATCHING IS A *SNUFF FILM*, MADE BY *EVIL MEN*, *KILLERS* WHO *MOCK* US BY *BASKING* IN THE *PRAISES* WHICH THEY *CON* OUT OF US!
It smells like they murdered
the Staten Island FDNY Probie (Michael Gorumba) on 8/28.
It smells like they murdered all those office workers, in the Towers.
It JUST PLAIN SMELLS.