This study guide will help you analyze George W. Bush's Address to the Nation on 9/11. You can also find a summary of the speech, as well as inspiration for discussing the text and putting it into perspective.
Presentation of the speech
Title: “9/11 Address to the Nation”
Speaker: George W. Bush
Where: The Oval Office of the White House, Washington D.C.
When: September 11, 2001, on the day when the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon took place.
George Walker Bush (b. 1946) was the 43rd President of the US from 2001-2009. Before he became President, he was the Governor of Texas.
September 11, 2001, was the day of the most devastating terrorist attack that the US has ever faced. A group of terrorist hijacked four aeroplanes, and they managed to both destroy the World Trade Center completely and do great damage to the Pentagon. Almost 3,000 people lost their lives in the attacks, and more than 6,000 were wounded.
You can find a short excerpt from the study guide below: