Film, Video Interview with Howard Marotto, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (part 1 of 2)
George, Scott Edward
Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.)
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
- Interview with Howard Marotto, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (part 1 of 2)
- Contributor Names
- George, Scott Edward (Interviewer)
- Marotto, Howard (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- November 26, 2001
- Subject Headings
- - September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
- - Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.)
- - Interviews
- - Personal narratives
- - Italy -- Naples
- Personal narratives
- - Video Recording, Non-Music.
- - Interviewee occupation: Captain, United States Marine Corps.
- - Summary: Howard Marotto was in Jacksonville, Florida when the September 11 attacks occurred. He thought, at first, that they were an accident. He talks about the Bible, suffering, and Islam. He believes that the cost of liberty is eternal vigilance. He talks about shock, anger and sorrow, as well as not being able to get a flight to his base in Italy. Mr. Marotto also discusses his resolve to fight terrorism.
- VHS video
- Call Number
- AFC 2001/015: mv24s1
- Source Collection
- September 11, 2001 Documentary Project Collection (AFC 2001/015)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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