All His Office Mates Gone

Of all the anguished New Yorkers who lost loved ones in the World Trade Center, Howard Lutnick was perhaps the hardest to watch on TV, especially for anyone who has ever known responsibility for a lot of people. Lutnick, 40, is CEO of the bond-trading firm Cantor Fitzgerald, which appears to have lost as many as 700 of its 1,000 Trade Center employees, those who were at work last Tuesday between the 101st and 105th floors of the north tower--just 10 floors above where the hijacked jet plowed in and exploded at 8:48 a.m.

Lutnick would normally have been at his...

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