Niels Jorgensen: New York Firefighters and the Heroes of 9/11

Niels Jorgensen is a former New York firefighter for over 21 years, who was there at Ground Zero on September 11th, 2001.

In this interview, he speaks with Lex Fridman about his experiences that day.

OUTLINE:

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 3:12 – September 11, 2001
  • 31:07 – Falling man
  • 35:18 – Ground Zero
  • 41:36 – 20 for 20
  • 44:47 – What it means to be a great firefighter
  • 47:31 – Why did you become a firefighter?
  • 49:20 – Tally Ho
  • 52:05 – New view of the world
  • 59:35 – Empathy
  • 1:04:08 – Leukemia
  • 1:19:37 – New York City
  • 1:25:47 – John Feal
  • 1:39:17 – Conspiracy theories
  • 1:48:05 – Faith
  • 1:50:04 – Modern communication
  • 1:54:30 – Hand written letters
  • 2:08:21 – Love
  • 2:20:05 – War in Afghanistan
  • 2:31:44 – Brave stories from 9/11

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