Audio Recordings Interview with Carl Day, Alton, Illinois, October 2, 2001

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Day, Carl
Hilgert, Carla
Dates 2001
Location Alton
Madison County
Language English
Subjects Afghanistan
Personal Narratives
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Interview with Carl Day, Alton, Illinois, October 2, 2001
Contributor Names
Hilgert, Carla (Interviewer)
Day, Carl (Interviewee)
Created / Published
October 2, 2001
Subject Headings
-  Afghanistan
-  September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
-  Interviews
-  Personal narratives
-  Illinois -- Madison County -- Alton
Personal narratives
-  Sound Recording, Non-Music.
-  Interviewee occupation: High School Teacher.
-  Summary: Carl Day recalls being dumbfounded when a fellow teacher told him about the World Trade Center attacks. Initially, he felt that the attacks were accidental. He discusses his students' reactions, the President's handling of the situation, emergency responders, the Mujahideen, and the implications of the tragedy on American life. He believes that the President should utilize the international community to isolate and neutralize the enemy.
Call Number
AFC 2001/015: sr101a
Source Collection
September 11, 2001 Documentary Project Collection (AFC 2001/015)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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