On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, I wish first and foremost to express the closeness of the Italian people to the families of the victims of that heinous attack and to all the people of the United States, in keeping with the deep and long-standing friendship that binds our two countries. A s...

This is a very special interview for me, and of course, not just for me. Even though I wasn't in New York, my life changed forever on September 11, 2001. It changed forever but of course, not like what happened to the relatives of the victims of that horrendous day. For all these years I have spent every September 11 limiting my work as much as pos...

Mike Piazza, una leggenda per i Mets e per tutto il baseball statunitense. Un atleta che ha lavorato tanto ed è entrato nella Hall of Fame. Non solo quella dei giocatori dello sport che ha rappresentato nei suoi anni di carriera, ma anche dei tantissimi tifosi che il 21 settembre 2001 hanno assistito alla partita contro i Braves. Quando tutto andav...

Roy Peter Clark: When I learned that a jet plane had hit one of the Twin Towers — even before we knew it was terrorism — I thought of my cousin Theresa, who worked on the 57th floor of Tower One. It took some time to learn that she had escaped. The next day, or it may have been the day after that, I got Theresa on the phone and she told me her stor...

2021 marks the twentieth anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers. On this occasion as in the last nineteen years, the families of the Italian and Italian American victims will honor their loved ones with the reading of the names in a solemn ceremony at the Consulate General of Italy in New York. For this particular occasion, I was able to purc...

The Fire Department of New York announced that it would be renaming its highest honor after Peter J. Ganci, Jr., the chief of the department from Massapequa who died in the Twin Towers on Sept. 11. The award — the James Gordon Bennett Medal — was established in 1869, and is awarded to New York City firefighters for extreme acts of valor. There have...