Audio Recordings Interview with Billie Jo McAfee, South Lake Tahoe, California, October 29, 2001 (part 1 of 2)
McAfee, Billie Jo
El Dorado County
South Lake Tahoe
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
- Interview with Billie Jo McAfee, South Lake Tahoe, California, October 29, 2001 (part 1 of 2)
- Contributor Names
- Lukas, Scott (Interviewer)
- McAfee, Billie Jo (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- October 29, 2001
- Subject Headings
- - Afghanistan
- - September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
- - Interviews
- - Personal narratives
- - California -- El Dorado County -- South Lake Tahoe
- Personal narratives
- - Sound Recording, Non-Music.
- - Interviewee occupation: Bookstore Operations Assistant.
- - Summary: Billie Jo McAfee awoke to televised coverage of the September 11 attacks that she initially mistook for a movie. She watched the media coverage for hours. She describes her fear of attacks occurring on the west coast, biological warfare, suspicious activities, and anti-Arab backlash. She also discusses patriotism, a possible call to arms, mourning, and the impact on children and family.
- Call Number
- AFC 2001/015: sr006a
- Source Collection
- September 11, 2001 Documentary Project Collection (AFC 2001/015)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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