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The 9/11 Report

The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

Thomas H. Kean, Chair, and Lee Hamilton, Vice Chair; With reporting and analysis by The New York Times

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A New York Times Notable Book of 2004

Since September 11, 2001, Americans have wondered how the tragic events of that day could have occurred. The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (also known as the 9/11 Commission) has now issued its complete report of the circumstances surrounding the attacks.

The 9/11 Report covers many topics, including:

—Al Qaeda and the organization of the 9/11 attack

—Intelligence collection, analysis, and management

—International counterterrorism policy

—The inner workings of terrorist financing

—The security of America's borders

—Law enforcement inside the U.S.

—Commercial aviation and transportation safety

—Personal interviews with Presidents Clinton and Bush on their respective roles

Supplemented with analysis and reporting by The New York Times, this edition of The 9/11 Report also makes recommendations as to how to prevent terrorist attacks in the future.

Certain to create controversy, The 9/11 Report is a book that will become a part of American history.

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THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORTCHAPTER ONE"We Have Some Planes"Tuesday, September 11, 2001, dawned temperate and nearly cloudless in the eastern United States. Millions of men and women readied themselves for work. Some made their way to the Twin Towers, the signature structures of the World Trade Center complex in New York City. Others went to Arlington, Virginia, to the Pentagon. Across the Potomac River, the United States Congress was back in session. At the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue, people began to line up for a White House tour. In Sarasota, Florida, President George
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The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

Thomas H. Kean, Chair, and Lee Hamilton, Vice Chair; With reporting and analysis by The New York Times

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