How one family processed the pain of losing their son on 9/11

Bobby McIlvaine, with his parents, Helen and Bob Sr., at his Princeton graduation in 1997. Bobby McIlvaine’s body was found in the wreckage of the Twin Towers. Photo by Danna Singer, courtesy of The Atlantic. Original print photo by the McIlvaine family.

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in American history. For the families who lost loved ones on 9/11, those scars never healed, or they evolved alongside our country becoming more divided and consumed by conspiracy theories. Press Play speaks to Jennifer Senior about her moving story that profiles family members of Bobby McIlvaine, who was 26 years old when he died at the World Trade Center on 9/11. 

We also get reviews of the latest films, including “The Card Counter,” “Queenpins” and “The Alpinist.”