Al Qaida threats against Financial Institutions
New York, NY, USA, 2004-08-01: The Department of Homeland Security warned Sunday of possible terrorist attacks against "iconic" financial institutions in New York City, Washington and Newark, N.J. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the World Headquarters of Citigroup are among the potential targets.
Alyssa Stith and the other dancers in a dancegroup rehearses on the steps outside the NYSE New York Stock Exchange in the Financial District of Manhattan.
Alyssa intends to perform with her group starting monday at noon, despite the terror threats. - I'll dance unless buildings starts to fall down, she says. Asking if she's scared, she says; What can you do? You can't just go home and lie down, right?
The dancegroup are choreographed by Heather Harrington. Their performance is part of an ongoing art project called Sitelines. (www.sitelines.org)
Photo: Orjan F. Ellingvag *** Local Caption ***