9/11 Memorial & Museum
DuLong became a U.S Coast Guard-licensed Merchant Marine officer and one of the world’s only female fireboat engineers. Her work continues to inspire two decades later. Today, DuLong continues to work as a journalist, author, historian, and chief engineer, emerita of retired NYC fireboat John J. Harvey. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we honor her bravery and heroism on 9/11.
Brad and Jessica take a deep dive into the life of the civil mariners who work with the Coast Guard all across the country and the strength of resolve people show in times of great tragedy.
The Downtown Writers Jam
In gripping detail, we get confirmation of the best in us as human beings: the call to help when we see suffering.
Jessica DuLong and author Marion Roach Smith discuss reporting and writing about trauma.
Episode 3 delves deep into the September 11 boat lift. Spike Lee first learned about the maritime evacuation from "Saved at the Seawall."
Spike Lee's NYC Epicenters 9/11-> 2021½
Jessica Dulong, Chief Engineer Emerita of Ret. 1931 NYC Fireboat, discusses the ‘truly remarkable’ evacuations that rescued half a million people from NYC.
Cavuto: Coast to Coast
Former chief engineer on NYC fireboat John J. Harvey, Jessica DuLong, discusses the largest maritime evacuation in history, when mariners rescued nearly 500,000 people off Manhattan by boat following the 9/11 attacks.
C-Span: Q&A with Susan Swain
The Boatlift: the boats involved, the obstacles they faced, and about her own experience of ground zero.
Warfare by History Hit Podcast
For the first time in 80 years, a fireboat’s chief engineer is a woman. Meet Jessica DuLong, the former dot-comer in charge of keeping the boat humming.