In the days after September 11, New York's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center got a lot of network news visibility it obviously would rather not have had. On September 12, the building was commandeered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the mayor's office as a staging area for volunteers, relief workers, and search-and-rescue teams. It was also used as a counseling center for friends and relatives of those killed in the attack. Incredibly, show schedules were not greatly ...

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