Homeland Security and Terrorism
In his second major address to the nation since the September 11 terrorist attacks, President Bush spoke to an audience of about 5,000… read more
In his second major address to the nation since the September 11 terrorist attacks, President Bush spoke to an audience of about 5,000 police officers, firefighters and postal service employees, who rose for standing ovations frequently. The president talked about how life has changed in the U.S. since the September 11 terrorist attacks and about the nation’s resolve to battle terrorism at home and abroad. He said that progress was being made in Afghanistan and domestically. He encouraged Americans to be alert, not fearful, and asked that the public to make “a commitment to service in our own communities.” The president shook hands with some members of the audience as he left the stage. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- George W. Bush U.S. President [R] United States
U.S. Response to Terrorism
President Bush talked to a group of California business leaders about his proposal for stimulating the economy. He…
Open Phones: Presidential Address Reaction
Telephone lines were opened for audience comments.
Employer Support of Guard and Reserve Proclamation
President Bush signed a proclamation honoring national employer support for the Guard and the Reserve. He also…
President Bush Speech to the United Nations
In his first address to the United Nations General Assembly President Bush talked about joint counterterrorism efforts…