Roger Ogden, George W. Bush, Bobby Valentine discussed on Brian Kilmeade
At that time about 20 years ago, he was approximately 72 year old man and had been in the naval air reserved from World War two. And we sat there and watched this in stunned silence, and I have chills talking about it right now. And I was in Denver so I couldn't leave the city for whatever it was those four or five days. I was with my parents and I went down to the newsroom where I worked. K b t V. It's OK USA, uh, and sat with my old my old boss, a man named Roger Ogden. It was a brilliant television executive and a dear friend gave me my start. And just kind of watched how he put together the whole day from from the aspect of how it affected those Denver rights and those in Colorado and the national story, and it was just Well, just an awful day. Um, just remember seeing the buildings come down, and, uh, my dad and I, my mom, we're sitting in the living room and just knew that had killed thousands of people and Tears and you know, it was just It was just It was just an awful awful feeling. And even though we were, you know, several 1000 miles away, or whatever it is from Denver to New York and Washington in Shanksville. Pennsylvania. Just it was just a horrible feeling that our country had been attacked and that so many innocent people were needlessly affected. You know, two fascinating was that people are asking me all the time. We were on the air at the time, and then I went down there and covered it got a crew got down there did as many features as possible. Try to get alive and find everything in the chaos. But I was amazed when it was time to clean the whole thing up, Try to find the survivors and put up the tents and feed the firefighters and the rescue workers and the experts. And who knows that Wells was down there. You see Evander Holyfield? Serving sandwiches, and you would see the Giants and jets and Yankees and Mets down there, and you know what? It's like Jim, not for you personally, but for others. When you see a professional athlete in the mall are out there, you want to talk to them. It was the time in which nobody blinked. If it was Mike Piazza or Bobby Valentine's sitting next to you, everyone was in it together and in a lot of the stadiums and, um in Shea, then specifically Bobby Valentine was actually leading and directing all the food and he was making sure everything got in and out correctly, So it was truly all hands on deck. When it was time to play baseball again. George W. Bush went back to New York and he actually threw out the first pitch. Here's how it sounded cut 51. For tonight Ceremonial.