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Reminiscences of Marc Whalen : oral history, 2001-2003.

Creator: Whalen, Marc, 1974-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 93 p. sound recording: 1 sound disc (138 min.) : digital ; 3 in. sound recording: 1 sound cassette (62 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Graphic Designer.

Scope and Contents

Born New York, NY; education: B.F.A., School of Visual Arts; 9/11: witnessing fire from subway leaving Queens, response of co-workers in midtown, return to Queens, discussion of media coverage, concern for Muslim Americans, increase in patriotism, concern for America's reputation abroad; post-9/11: death of childhood friend in World Trade Center, discussion of terrorism and preparedness, political views, interest in news, role of artists and artwork in post-9/11 society, contextualization of tragedy in terms of world history; discussion of ground zero rebuilding; recollections of friends' stories of 9/11.


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