The Man Who Told Bush, 'America Is Under Attack'

Friday, September 09, 2011

Andrew Card informs President George W. Bush of the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. (Wikimedia Commons)

Of the many stunning images taken on September 11, 2001 that have become permanently seared into the American psyche, the image of President George W. Bush being told the nation was under attack while in front of a classroom full of children is among the most striking. The man who whispered "America is under attack" into the president's ear was his chief of staff, Andrew Card. Card spoke about his experience that day with the BBC's Mark Mandell.

Guests:

Andrew Card

Contributors:

Mark Mardell

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