Cabinet Room Historical Photo Essay

President George W. Bush meets with Vice President Richard Cheney, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of State Colin Powell, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Richard Myers and the other members of the National Security Council in the Cabinet Room following the terrorist attacks, Sept. 12, 2001. Vice President Cheney speaks with Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert in the Cabinet Room following a meeting about the military with members of Congress January 23, 2002. President George W. Bush discusses the creation of the Department of Homeland Security with members of Congress in a meeting in the Cabinet Room July 16, 2002. President George W. Bush talks with African leaders following his meeting with African presidents in the Cabinet Room, Thursday, June 28, 2001.
President Franklin Roosevelt meets with the members of the Pacific War Council in the Cabinet Room May 20, 1943. Within hours of President Franklin Roosevelt's death, Vice President Harry Truman takes the oath of office in a brief ceremony in the Cabinet Room April 12, 1945. President John Kennedy holds a meeting in the Cabinet Room with h is advisors and Vice President Lyndon Johnson during the Cuban Missile Crisis Oc tober 29, 1962. President Gerald Ford Ford meets with his Cabinet in the Cabinet Room, November 15, 1974.

Enjoy photographs capturing events and special moments in the Cabinet Room. The top row is a collection taken during President George W. Bush's administration. The bottom row highlights historical events in the Cabinet Room.