Audio Recording Interview with Jessie Willie Smart, Sr., Alma, Michigan, November 25, 2001
About this Item
- Interview with Jessie Willie Smart, Sr., Alma, Michigan, November 25, 2001
- Contributor Names
- Smart, Jacquese (Interviewer)
- Smart, Jessie Willie, Sr. (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- November 25, 2001
- Subject Headings
- - September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
- - Veterans--Vietnam
- - Prayer in the public schools
- - Interviews
- - Personal narratives
- - Michigan -- Gratiot County -- Alma
- Personal narratives
- - Sound Recording, Non-Music.
- - Interviewee occupation: Auto Plant Employee.
- - Summary: Jessie Willie Smart, Sr. was at the GM Proving Grounds when he learned of the September 11 attacks. He recalls people gathering in the hallways to discuss them. He found it unbelievable that America could be attacked but felt it was bound to happen. He discusses the tragedy in the context of race and the role prejudice may have played in the events leading to the attacks. He feels that some displays of patriotism are insincere but also feels that there are people who are genuinely patriotic.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 2001/015: sr231a
- Source Collection
- September 11, 2001 Documentary Project Collection (AFC 2001/015)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Smart, Jacquese, and Jessie Willie Smart. Interview with Jessie Willie Smart, Sr., Alma, Michigan. 2001. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc911000098/.
APA citation style:
Smart, J. & Smart, J. W. (2001) Interview with Jessie Willie Smart, Sr., Alma, Michigan. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc911000098/.
MLA citation style:
Smart, Jacquese, and Jessie Willie Smart. Interview with Jessie Willie Smart, Sr., Alma, Michigan. 2001. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc911000098/>.