Never-Before-Seen Photos Show George W. Bush in Aftermath of 9/11 Attacks

A collection of never-before-seen photographs released to PBS this week in response to a Freedom of Information Act request provide a look at President George W. Bush’s response to the September 11 attacks.

The images, released Friday, were the third batch of its kind released in response to an open records request. Last summer, hundreds of images were published by the U.S. National Archives showing the entire administration in the hours after the Twin Towers collapsed.

The photographs show Bush in the Florida classroom immediately after being informed of the attacks, consulting with aides in Air Force One and preparing to address the nation in the Oval Office.

See the Photographs: 

Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS
Eric Draper/George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via PBS

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