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Reminiscences of Howard Rumberg : oral history, 2001-2003.

Creator: Rumberg, Howard, 1969-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 84 p. sound recordings: 3 sound discs (65, 90 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Sports Writer.

Scope and Contents

Background: born New York, TriBeCa resident since 1993; education: Cornell University 1992; career: sportswriter for Associated Press [AP]; 9/11: witnessing first plane impact from Canal Street, immediate interviews on street with other witnesses, with Mayor Giuliani during second plane impact, witnessing collapse of South Tower; post-9/11: volunteer work at site, interviews with volunteers and recovery workers; diary published by AP; increased awareness of international affairs; ground zero memorial; reflections on politics and journalism.


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