Chapter 1: The Morning of September 11Giuliani was having breakfast at the Peninsula Hotel on Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan on the morning of September 11 when his aide Dennison Young, Jr., received the phone call that the World Trade Center had been attacked. Giuliani remembers:
* My first thought is sort of a rejection: How could this happen? Airplanes don't hit the World Trade Center. What are we talking about?
* How could anyone do this to my city?Shortly after arriving at the disaster site, the mayor recounts the tragedy he witnessed.
* I get the first real view of the building and see...