"One of the widely disseminated stories was that no #$%$ died in the collapse of the Trade Towers because they had received calls telling them not to go to work that day.
To tell you the truth, I got the #$%$ call. I had an office in the Trade Center where I used to do most of my writing. The call came from former New York mayor Ed Koch. ?Al,? he told me, ?don?t go to work on the twenty-third day of Elul [September 11 ? ed.].Sen. Al Franken Admits Being Warned About 9-11 Beforehand