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Remembering September 11, 2001: Inside the President's Bunker

President George W. Bush in the Offutt Air Force Base Bunker

President George W. Bush in the Offutt Air Force Base Bunker

Point Lookout, Missouri
Monday, December 24, 2012

Retired Lieutenant Colonel Robert Darling talks about his experiences on September 11, 2001 inside the White House bunker, where he worked alongside Vice President Dick Cheney and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. Darling is the author of  “24 Hours Inside the President’s Bunker, 9/11/01: The White House.” This event was hosted by the College of the Ozarks.

Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:49am (ET)

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