Albright talks about the impact that the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks had on the United States in an interview with O Magazine.
It makes us all realize that what we care most about is family. After such a crisis you want to just touch them—and if you can’t physically touch them, you want to at least make sure they’re all right. That gives you a sense of security. And then you think about your country: Why did this happen here? The horror of this was so unimaginable, you almost had to ask other people, Did this really happen? It was like waking up from a nightmare.