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August 22, 2002

September 11th and the war on terrorism were big topics for the visiting Congressmen in Albany.

 With only about 3 weeks until the anniversary of September 11th, Congressman Mac Collins and Congressman Sanford Bishop say that it will be an emotional time for all Americans. Representative Bishop said "September 11th represents a turning point, it represents a change in era."

Representative Collins said "It's different from anything we've ever dealt with before. In any war in the past we've always had a nation or a name or face that we could deal with. Here we only have a couple of names and a lot of unknowns."

Both Congressman Bishop and Collins say that the war on Terrorism is progressing, but will continue on for a very long time.