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See Dick Cheney And The White House React To 9/11

Newly released pictures of the White House staff shows what went on behind closed doors on the day that changed history.

On September 11, 2001, the country was irreparably changed.

The terrorist attacks on that day killed more than 3,000 people and set in motion the course of events that would result in a war on terror that has left hundreds of thousands dead and still continues to this day.

Newly released photos from the U.S. National Archives show former Vice President Dick Cheney, senior White House staff and the president himself on the fateful day.

  • Secretary of State Colin Powell in the President's Emergency Operations Center.
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    Secretary of State Colin Powell in the President's Emergency Operations Center.
  • Vice President Dick Cheney with senior staff at the President's Emergency Operations Center.
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    Vice President Dick Cheney with senior staff at the President's Emergency Operations Center.
  • Vice President Dick Cheney with senior staff at the President's Emergency Operations Center.
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    Vice President Dick Cheney with senior staff at the President's Emergency Operations Center.
  • Vice President Dick Cheney with senior staff at the President's Emergency Operations Center.
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    Vice President Dick Cheney with senior staff at the President's Emergency Operations Center.
  • Vice President Dick Cheney with senior staff at the President's Emergency Operations Center.
    Vice President Dick Cheney with senior staff at the President's Emergency Operations Center.
  • National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice and Secretary State Colin Powell in the President's Emergency Operations Center.
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    National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice and Secretary State Colin Powell in the President's Emergency Operations Center.
  • CIA Director George Tenet Listens to President Bush's address in the President's Emergency Operations Center
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    CIA Director George Tenet Listens to President Bush's address in the President's Emergency Operations Center
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  • The U.S. National Archives
  • Vice President Cheney and President Bush in the President's Emergency Operations Center
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    Vice President Cheney and President Bush in the President's Emergency Operations Center
  • Vice President Dick Cheney watches television.
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    Vice President Dick Cheney watches television.
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  • National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice and Vice President Dick Cheney
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    National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice and Vice President Dick Cheney
  • Vice President Cheney and Lynne Cheney Depart the White House on Marine Two.
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    Vice President Cheney and Lynne Cheney Depart the White House on Marine Two.
  • Vice President Cheney and Lynne Cheney Depart the White House on Marine Two.
    The U.S. National Archives
    Vice President Cheney and Lynne Cheney Depart the White House on Marine Two.
  • Vice President Cheney and Lynne Cheney Depart the White House on Marine Two
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    Vice President Cheney and Lynne Cheney Depart the White House on Marine Two
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