What Gilles Peress Saw on 9/11 | The New Yorker

What Gilles Peress Saw on 9/11

The Magnum photographer looks back on capturing an “inconceivable event.”

via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/what-gilles-peress-saw-on-911

A cop tried to stop me. He said, ‘You’re crazy, you’re going to die,’ and I said, ‘O.K.,’ and I bypassed him. I arrived as the second tower was falling. There were very few people there.” The only people he recalled seeing at first “were a group of about six firemen, who were trying to do the impossible.”