Nineteen years ago, September 11, 2001: 7:59 am: American Airlines Flight 11 departed Boston for Los Angeles. 8:14 am: United Airlines Flight 175 departed Boston for Los Angeles. 8:20 am: American Airlines Flight 77 departed Washington DC for Los Angeles. 8:42 am: United Airlines Flight 93 departed Newark for San Francisco. 8:46 am: American Airlines […]
It’s that date again. Those of my economist friends who escaped the South Tower, as I did, still share special bonds with each other. We were attending the annual conference of NABE (National Association for Business Economics) which, by coincidence, was at the World Trade Center in New York that year. Many of us still […]
David Kotok was the event’s guests of honor and keynote speaker. He escaped the World Trade Center’s south tower and witnessed American Airlines Flight 11 crash into the north tower. “The images of 9/11 feel like a movie, but to see it first-hand was indelible,” Kotok said.
David Kotok, a financial adviser and a survivor of the 9/11 attacks, spoke on the tripartite need to remember victims, support survivors and try to learn after national crises.
David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors in Sarasota spoke at a ceremony honoring the victims, survivors, and families of 9/11 at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. He was in the south tower of World Trade Center for a conference with a group of other economists that day.