George W. Bush: Address to the Nation on September 11, 2001


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U.S. President George W. Bush delivered his Address to the Nation on September 11, 2001, a five-minute address broadcast on television and radio at 8:30 in the evening, in response to terrorist attacks on the nation that had taken place some twelve hours earlier. The attacks would become a defining moment in the Bush presidency and for the nation, leading ultimately to changes in American foreign policy, military interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq, and years of controversy about...