Sept. 11, 2001: As Seen From Beneath The White House
The U.S. National Archives released images of Bush administration staff reacting to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.By Evan Thomas | July 26, 2015
Sept. 11, 2001: As seen from Beneath the White House
On the day of the 2001 terrorist attacks, senior Bush administration personnel — and Vice President Dick Cheney's staff photographer — gathered in the President's Emergency Operations Center beneath the White House.
The personnel included President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State Colin Powell and CIA Director George Tenet.