to New York
Outside Freedom Hall
New York, New York
October 3, 2001
11:44 A.M. EDT
QUESTION: What's your message for New York, sir?
THE PRESIDENT: My message for New York is they've got great leadership -- got
great leadership with the Mayor, got great leadership with the Governor, and
all of America is proud, proud of the resilience of this city, too. People are
coming together. It's an amazing feeling to be here in New York City. On the
one hand, you see the destruction; on the other hand, you see -- feel the compassion
of a great city. I'm real proud to be here with my friends.