Politics

New photos show Bush on 9/11

Updated 2051 GMT (0451 HKT) May 10, 2016
Share
03 George W Bush 91103 George W Bush 911
1 of 16
U.S. President George W. Bush greets students as he visits an elementary school in Sarasota, Florida, on September 11, 2001. It was here where Bush first learned of the terrorist attacks against the United States. These photos, taken by former White House photographer Eric Draper, were recently released by the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush listens to students read during the visit to Emma E. Booker Elementary School. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush, after learning of the terrorist attacks, prepares his remarks to the nation. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush watches news coverage of the attacks aboard Air Force One. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush talks on the phone at a Louisiana Air Force base as adviser Karl Rove stands by. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush talks on the phone at Barksdale Air Force Base. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush and White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card talk privately after arriving at Barksdale Air Force Base. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush and White House Staff Secretary Harriet Miers walk through Air Force One en route to Washington. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush is joined in his Air Force One office by Card, White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer and White House Counsel Dan Bartlett. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Aboard Air Force One, Bush talks with Lt. Col. Cindy Wright of the White House Medical Office. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
First lady Laura Bush listens as Bush discusses the terrorist attacks with White House staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush talks with Card, Vice President Dick Cheney and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice in Washington. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush pauses for members of the press before addressing the nation from the Oval Office. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush reads through his remarks prior to delivering his address. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush delivers his address to the nation. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
Bush meets with his staff after delivering his address. Want to see more? Rare photos offer look inside Osama bin Laden's Afghan hideout. Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum