This is a day when all Americans from every walk of life unite in our resolve for justice and peace. America has stood down enemies before, and we will do so this time. None of us will ever forget this day. Yet, we go forward to defend freedom and all that is good and just in our world.
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Sitting at his desk in the Oval Office, President Bush addresses the nation on the evening of Sept. 11, 2001.
White House photo by Paul Morse