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9/11: How President George W Bush and the US government responded to the terrorist attacks

BBC, 10 Sep 2021
On 11 September 2001, at 9.03am, the second of four hijacked planes hit the South Tower of the World Trade Center in New York.

The US government quickly concluded: America was under attack.

President George W Bush was sitting in front of seven-year-olds in a classroom in Florida.

With limited information, officials fought to regain control.
The events of the day led to two decades of conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Watch 9/11: Inside the President's War Room on BBC iPlayer.

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