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Photos: Dick Cheney Kicking Back, Watching TV Coverage Of 9/11

According to FRONTLINE, "Vice President Cheney watches as the first reports of terrorist attacks appear on television. Within minutes he would be frog-marched by Secret Service agents to the basement elevator of the White House."<br/>


From FRONTLINE: "Cheney confers with President Bush, who had arrived at the PEOC around 7:00 p.m., after his plane was diverted to Louisiana and Nebraska."<br/>




From FRONTLINE: "Those in the room that day say the attacks had a profound effect on Cheney and shaped his entire time in office."<br/>


At Camp David. From FRONTLINE: "Cheney will soon announce from Camp David that the United States will have to work the “dark side.”<br/>


At Camp David.<br/>



From FRONTLINE: "National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice joined Cheney in the PEOC. Throughout the morning they were receiving reports of airplanes headed toward the White House."<br/>












From FRONTLINE: "Cheney made a series of calls from the PEOC, including to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Terrorists had attacked the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m."<br/>




From FRONTLINE: "Cheney’s wife, Lynne, was brought to the White House and taken to the President’s Emergency Operations Center (PEOC), a secure basement room, with the vice president."<br/>


From FRONTLINE: "Director of Central Intelligence George Tenet watches President Bush’s 8:30 p.m. address from the PEOC."<br/>




Aboard Marine Two. From FRONTLINE: "Moving the vice president is part of a Secret Service plan to preserve the continuity of leadership."<br/>