Remembering 9/11

The collapse of the Twin Towers

The collapse of the Twin Towers, as seen from the Cooper Union School of Art in NYC.

On September 11, 2001, most Morgan students were in elementary school. Many were too young to fully understand the implications of what they were watching on the news or listening to on the radio–but all of them sensed the fear in the adults around them; it was contagious.





Hear in the link below where they were when the terrorist attacks took place, as students in Broadcast 301 interview passersby on the Quad:

Listen to a live media broadcast from 9/11.

Tell us, in the comments section, where were you on 9/11?


Photo by Norman Sanders, The 9/11 Digital Archive

One Comment

  1. This does bring back memories of a day when, as a tough-as-nails New Yorker, I went through shock, terror, denial, anger, determination. I grabbed fellow shell-shocked New Yorkers, some of them strangers, and invited them to my apartment along the Hudson River to eat and pray and wonder and just hold onto each other. Many people died in New York, Pennsylvania and D.C. Many more people suffered psychological damage but are, as Langston Hughes wrote, “Still Here.”