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Timelines:
Friday, September 14, 2001


@4:00 A.M. - Both Black Boxes are recovered from The Pentagon Crash Site and sent to the NTSB lab in Washington for analysis.

10:49 A.M. - The Senate approves a $40 billion emergency aid package.

10:49 A.M. - Congress passes the use of force resolution.

10:57 A.M. - FAA reopens the three New York area airports.

12:16 P.M. - FBI issues statement listing the 19 hijackers.

1:00 P.M. - Department of Defense Briefing

1:00 P.M. - President George W. Bush speaks during a prayer service at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C..

2:15 P.M. - President George W. Bush declares National Emergency.

2:15 P.M. - Briefing by Secretary of State Colin Powell

2:30 P.M. - Department of Defense Briefing on Activating Reserves

2:43 P.M. - Statement by Attorney General John Ashcroft

3:30 P.M. - President George W. Bush arrives in Manhattan, New York to visit Ground Zero.

3:31 P.M. - Department of Defense Briefing on the Pentagon

4:00 P.M. - FAA opens national airspace to general aircraft.

4:40 P.M. - President George W. Bush addresses New York rescue workers.

5:37 P.M. - Boston's Logan International Airport will reopen at 5 A.M. Saturday.

10:54 P.M. - FBI confirms that the voice recorder black box has been found at the Pennsylvania crash site.

10:59 P.M. - Congress joins the Senate in authorizing President Bush to use "all necessary force." Only Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) dissented.