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Reminiscences of Eric R. Mendelsohn : oral history, 2001-2003.

Creator: Mendelsohn, Eric R., 1964-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 77 p. sound recordings: 3 sound discs (68, 90 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Filmmaker / Professor, Columbia University.

Scope and Contents

Born Old Bethpage, Long Island, NY; education: State University of New York Purchase; career: costume designer, director of Judy Berlin, Columbia University film professor; 9/11: breakfast on Hudson Street near World Trade Center [WTC], description of WTC fire, witness to second plane crash and collapse, walk to St. Vincent's Hospital; post-9/11: creating video documentation of streets, discussion of event with class; direction of 9/11 memorial performance 9/19 (2002), discussion of Israel-Palestine conflict, thoughts on Iraq invasion; renewed interest in Judaism.


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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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