U.S. President George W. Bush is on a pre-scheduled visit to a second-grade classroom in Sarasota, Florida when White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card informs him that a second plane has crashed into the World Trade Center. 1

1 “Alerting the President” National September 11 Memorial & Museum n.d. Web. March 17, 2011 http://timeline.national911memorial.org/#/Explore
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