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Reminiscences of James E. Dobson : oral history, 2001-2003.

Creator: Dobson, James E.
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 141 p. sound recording: 1 sound cassette (61 min.) sound recordings: 3 sound discs (180 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Emergency Medical Technician.

Scope and Contents

Born Queens, NY; education: John Jay College; career: Emergency Medical Technician Saint John's Hospital in Astoria, NY; 9/11: triage setup, description of rescue effort, treatment of survivors, witnessing south tower collapse, evacuation to Bellevue Hospital with injured survivors, return to World Trade Center [WTC], witnessing north tower collapse, transportation of patients from WTC to hospital; post-9/11: loss of colleagues, respiratory difficulties, recognition for first responders, concern regarding biohazards, lack of federal funds for equipment in voluntary hospitals, reflections on politics.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 2007. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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