September 18, 2001 |
First one tower, then its twin. When a third hijacked plane dived into the Pentagon, Mary Ellen McNish, the leader of one of the nation's oldest peace groups, slumped forward onto her desk in her Philadelphia office. "This means war," she told herself, cradling her head in her hands. "I just knew that was going to be the response." Many signs indicate that McNish, general secretary of the 84-year-old American Friends Service Committee, may be right.