On Friday, 17 September 1999 Rudy was under fire for trying to stop an exhibition of a portrait of the virgin May using elephant dung. On the eve of Christmas 2001 he is Time Magazines "Man of the year"
Heralded for his steadfast response to a grief-torn city after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Sunday was named Time magazine's Person of the Year. ``I was stunned, a little,'' Giuliani said at a news conference Sunday. ``It was really strange.
A wounded John Walker, an American
fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan, is seen in this undated image
from television. Walker, among survivors of the fortress prison revolt
driven from tunnels flooded by the northern alliance, is in the hands of
U.S. military forces as authorities determine if to charge his with
treason. (AP Photo/CNN, File)
Richard C. Reid is shown in this December
2001 handout photo from the Plymouth County Jail, in Plymouth, Mass.,
made available Monday, Dec. 24, 2001. Reid, 28, who allegedly tried to
set off explosives hidden in his shoes on a trans-Atlantic flight, was
ordered held in federal custody Monday, Dec. 24. Authorities said they
had no evidence to link him to Osama bin Laden's terror network.
(AP Photo/Plymouth County Jail)