Video Excerpts from Interviews
You can view below selected video excerpts from the interview collection.
A broader collection of excerpts is available from New York University’s Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program and Institute.
The complete collection of video from the interviews will be available to researchers at the Library of Congress by Spring of 2006.
Jeanne Jackson, who owns an employment agency in Chinatown, describes the attack and its consequences in the neighborhood.
Jeanie Chin, a communications specialist, discusses the impact of 9/11 on air quality in Chinatown and community concerns regarding the government response.
Wing Ma, a garment factory owner, David Chen, Executive Director of the Chinese-American Planning Council - a social service organization - and K., a college student and daughter of a garment worker, discuss the response by public and private relief agencies to 9/11 and its aftermath with a focus on Chinatown.
Yan Guo Gan, a waiter in Chinatown, and Henri Ye, Director of Immigrant Services for New Life Center - Lutheran Family and Community Services, discuss the barriers residents in Chinatown face in access to employment, information, and social services.