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Finding Aid

2016-0139-F: Speech Drafts of President George W. Bush’s Address to the Nation Announcing Strikes Against Al-Qaeda Training Camps and Taliban Military Installations in Afghanistan, 10/07/2001

Scope and Content

The materials in FOIA 2016-0139-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 2016-0139-F contains materials related to speech drafts of President George W. Bush’s Address to the Nation announcing strikes against al-Qaeda training camps and Taliban military installations in Afghanistan on October 7, 2001.

This FOIA primarily contains a press release, publications, speech drafts, and reports. There are copies of publications and reports from the Curator’s Office regarding various rooms in the White House complex, including the Treaty Room, the Blue Room, the Yellow Oval Room, the Diplomatic Reception Room, and the East Room. Speech drafts present are the June 6, 2002, Address to the Nation, which was misfiled in a folder related to the October 7, 2001, address.


6 folders, approximately 45 pages


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 - CO002 (Afghanistan)

Staff Member Office Files

Communications, White House Office of - Sforza, Scott - Chron Files Speechwriting, White House Office of - Campbell, Anne - Speech Files Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Miers, Harriet E. - Presidential Remarks