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2014-0077-F: Audio and Video Recordings of Meetings with President George W. Bush, and Transcripts of Such Meetings, from September 11, 2001 - September 20, 2001

Scope and Content

The materials in FOIA 2014-0077-F are a selective, not necessarily all inclusive, body of documents responsive to the topic of the FOIA. Researchers should consult the archivist about related materials.

FOIA 2014-0077-F contains materials related to meetings attended by President George W. Bush and transcripts of such meetings from September 11, 2001 to September 20, 2001.

This FOIA primarily contains materials related to the September 19, 2001 Oval Office meetings with foreign leaders from Indonesia, Russia, Germany and Saudi Arabia, as well as a meeting with House and Senate leaders. The majority of textual records come from the Daily Diary Backup and include drafts of the day-by-day activities of the President such as presidential remarks, call logs, travel manifests, and other preparatory materials. There are also briefing materials from this time period, consisting of schedules and event memoranda. Electronic records include press releases of a transcript of a meeting with President George W. Bush and his National Security team on September 15, 2001, and copies of the Daily Review, a briefing which includes quotes from a meeting between President Bush and charitable organizations on September 18, 2001.


1,625 pages / 38 assets / 6 video clips


Official records of George W. Bush's presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.

Folders and Documents

Records Management, White House Office of

Subject Files - FG001-07 (Briefing Papers) Subject Files - FG001-08 (Presidential Telephone Calls) Subject Files - WE004 (Charity Campaigns)

Staff Member Office Files

Appointments and Scheduling, White House Office of - Presidential Daily Diary Backup  Legislative Affairs, White House Office of - Holbrook, Ashley - Meetings Files National Security Council - European Affairs Directorate - Chron Files Speechwriting, White House Office of - Campbell, Anne - Speech Files Speechwriting, White House Office of - Reilly, Jeannette - Speech Files Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Miers, Harriet E. - Presidential Remarks

Note: The recordings described below are not currently available online. Audiovisual records can be viewed in the research room or by contacting the archives.

White House Communications Agency - White House Television (WHTV) Video Recordings
  • WHTV 615 09/19/2001 Photo Op Tape #2 for 09/17/2001 - 09/23/2001
    • Clip 1 - Photo Op Tape #2 Introduction (00:45)
    • Clip 2 - 09/19/2001 Meeting with the President of Indonesia - Washington, D.C., Oval Office, Open and Closed Press (18:42)
    • Clip 3 - 09/19/2001 Top of President's Meeting with the Foreign Minister of Russia – Washington, D.C., Oval Office, Open and Closed Press (2:39)
    • Clip 4 - 09/19/2001 Meeting with the Prime Minister of Germany - Washington, D.C., Oval Office, Open and Closed Press (2:28)
    • Clip 5 - 09/19/2001 President's Meeting with House and Senate Leaders - Washington, D.C., Oval Office, Open and Closed Press (10:14)
    • Clip 6 - 09/19/2001 Photo-Op with the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia - Washington, D.C., Oval Office, Closed Press (1:36)