Reminiscences of Clista M. Goodheart-Doyle : oral history, 2003.
Wife of ironworker.
Scope and Contents
Background: born Brooklyn, husband ironworker; education: real estate license Kingsborough College; career: insurance premium collector, real estate broker, delegate for the New York District Council, full-time caregiver to daughter; 9/11: husband walked over 59th St. bridge, television coverage; post-9/11: decision to stop attending church, loss of friends and family members in towers, desire for 9/11 memorial, distrust of Iraq invasion and George W. Bush, concerns about suicide bombings in Israel; husband's experience: World Trade Center site work, watching collapse of building he helped construct, testing for lead in blood, media attraction to ironworkers, receiving gifts from all over country.
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