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Federal Response By Date:
October 7, 2001 - October 9, 2001


10/07/01:
9:48 A.M. EDT - President George W. Bush's Remarks at the National Fallen Firefighters Tribute
1:00 P.M. EDT - President George W. Bush Announces the Start of Air Strikes Against Afghanistan
2:45 P.M. EDT - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's Briefing on Operation Enduring Freedom
- Department of Defense's Statement on Humanitarian Aid to Afghanistan
- Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's Statement on the Air Strikes Against Afghanistan


10/08/01:
7:00 A.M. EDT - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's Interview on ABC
7:00 A.M. EDT - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's Interview on CNN
7:02 A.M. EDT - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's Interview on NBC's Today Show
7:04 A.M. EDT - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's Interview on CBS' Early Show
7:30 A.M. EDT - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's Interview on Fox News
10:53 A.M. EDT - Tom Ridge Sworn In as Director of Homeland Security
12:40 P.M. EDT - White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer's Press Briefing
1:00 P.M. EDT - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's Briefing on Enduring Freedom
3:07 P.M. EDT - President George W. Bush's Remarks at Signing of Columbus Day Proclamation
- Executive Order Establishing the Office of Homeland Security
- Summary of the President George W. Bush's Executive Order on the Office of Homeland Security
- Attorney General John Ashcroft's News Briefing
- FAA Advises Air Travelers on Airport, Airline Security Measures


10/09/01:
12:10 P.M. EDT - White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer's Press Briefing Pt. 1
12:10 P.M. EDT - White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer's Press Briefing Pt. 2
1:14 P.M. EDT - Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's Briefing on Enduring Freedom
1:36 P.M. EDT - NSA Condoleeza Rice and Homeland Security Advisor Tom Ridge on Counter-Terrorism
3:45 P.M. EDT - President George W. Bush's Photo Op with German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder
- President Bush's Letter to Congress on Start of Military Campaign Against Terrorism
- Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's Interview on CBS
- State Department Daily Briefing Pt. 1
- State Department Daily Briefing Pt. 2
- State Department Daily Briefing Pt. 3
- State Department Daily Briefing Pt. 4