Film, Video Interview with Howard Marotto, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (part 1 of 2)

Format Film, Video
Contributors George, Scott Edward
Marotto, Howard
Dates 2001
Location Italy
Language English
Subjects Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.)
Personal Narratives
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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