Post-9/11 politics of Rudy Giuliani

Friday, September 2, 2011 | 7:13 p.m. CDT; updated 5:06 p.m. CDT, Saturday, September 3, 2011

NEW YORK — He was the living symbol of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, a hero to a traumatized nation seeking leadership in a time of crisis. Walking miles through the streets of Manhattan, Mayor Rudy Giuliani urged New York and the world to be calm, saying the city would survive. With empathy and restraint, he said the number dead would be "more than any of us can bear."