9/11 honor to open PBS' Memorial Day concert

A mark of respect to the wounded of the Sept. 11 fear attacks will open the 27th yearly PBS National Memorial Day Concert on the Capitol lawn in Washington.

Organizers said in a report that the piece would remember "those who missing their lives that day, and their respected ones, and commemorating the great courage of the firemen and policemen who first responded." The event will also carry on the tradition of glorification soldiers and their families.

"CSI: New York" star Gary Sinise and "Criminal Minds" star Joe Mantegna (mahn-TAYN'-yuh) will host the happening, which will also quality performances and appearances by "American Idol" finalist Pia Toscano, eighth season "Idol" champion Kris Allen, "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior" star Forest Whitaker and gospel songster Yolanda Adams.

PBS will screen the concert live May 29.
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