The Bush Administration and September 11
Former Defense Department Undersecretary Douglas Feith and former Bush administration officials Andrew Card, Michael Chertoff, and Ari… read more
Former Defense Department Undersecretary Douglas Feith and former Bush administration officials Andrew Card, Michael Chertoff, and Ari Fleischer recounted their experiences in the events surrounding September 11, 2001. Ann Compton, who moderated, was the only broadcast reporter allowed to remain on Air Force One during the September 11 attacks. The panelists also discussed the administration’s use of constitutional powers, and they responded to audience members' questions.
“Behind the Scenes: The Executive Response to 9/11” was presented by the National Constitution Center’s Peter Jennings Project for Journalists and the Annenberg Foundation. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Andrew Card Chief of Staff (Former) White House
- Michael Chertoff Secretary Department of Homeland Security
- Ann Compton Correspondent ABC News->White House
- Douglas J. Feith Undersecretary (Former) Department of Defense->Policy
- Timothy J. Flanigan Deputy Counsel (Former) White House
- Ari Fleischer Press Secretary (Former) White House
- Kayce Freed Jennings Widow
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