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Quote of the Day: Allen on terrorism in New York

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Oct 02, 2001 | 12:05pm EDT

Woody Allen, a native New Yorker, on the BBC News 24's Hardtalk on how terrorism is a terrible problem that will hopefully one day be eradicated:

"All of a sudden everybody in the U.S. and everyone in New York City came together in a very close way that was quite astonishing. People that just days before you were having the worst criticism of and were opposed to on every issue politically, you were suddenly a comrade of and they were all joined together against a mutual enemy…. When it happened, we weren't prepared for the irrationality of it."

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