Famous Speeches from 9/11 & the 'War on Terror' April 1, 2011
In many ways, these speeches allow us to trace the mindset of a nation, and relive history in moments - slices in time. Upon the 10th anniversary of 9/11 the events of that date and the 'War on Terror' that followed seem to be book-ended well by two speeches - George W. Bush's bullhorn speech on the rubble of the World Trade Center surrounded by debris and recovery workers, and Barack Obama's late Sunday announcement some 10 years later announcing the completion of a mission to kill Osama Bin Laden. Surely much history remains to be written in this story, but for now - here are the key moments.
~ DJ Sweet Speeches
President George W. Bush - Bullhorn on the Rubble Speech:
Mayor Rudy Giuliani - Speech to United Nations after 9/11:
Secretary of State Colin Powell - UN Speech Before War with Iraq:
Osama Bin Laden - How to Prevent 'Another Manhattan':
President Barack Obama - Announcing the death of Osama Bin Laden:
What other speeches do you think we should include on the subject of 9/11 and the War on Terror? Let us know in the comments and include a link. Thanks!