Stewart believed it was essential to start off his show asking if his audience was okay, expressing that he values sympathy, sympathizing for those who have lost or been hurt by the tragedies of 9/11
Don't cry, we're still united. We are all together in these dark times. Don't lose your hope in humanity, because we have built a stronger community within ourselves in these past few days that one's country could only imagine.
Stewart expresses his value for unity when he comes to peace knowing his new view is The Statue of Liberty, a symbol of freedom & unity of all people in America. No matter how different people are from one another, all of the people are working to heal from this tragedy together.
Civilians in disbelief of what they're witnessing, watching as the World Trade Center falls down
Police and firefighters are both working together to try and save as many people as possible from the fires. Although they have different jobs, they serve for the same purpose, to help the people.
"This symbol... of American ingenuity and strength... and labor and imagination and commerce and it's gone... The Statue of Liberty...the view from the south of Manhattan is the Statue of Liberty... You can't beat that..." (9,10).