Audio Recordings Interview with Billie Jo McAfee, South Lake Tahoe, California, October 29, 2001 (part 1 of 2)

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Lukas, Scott
McAfee, Billie Jo
Dates 2001
Location California
El Dorado County
South Lake Tahoe
Language English
Subjects Afghanistan
Personal Narratives
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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