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.  

President George W. Bush
September 11, 2001
Presidential Response
September 11, 2001 Photos

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President Bush and his staff look out the windows from Air Force One at their F-16 escort while en route to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana Sept. 11, 2001.
White House photo by Eric Draper

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