President George W. Bush speaks to reporters in the Pentagon. (photo: Flickr Creative Commons, Marion Doss)
After terrorists hijacked airliners and turned them into flying bombs in 2001, U.S. government officials scrambled to react. In addition to beginning of a war in Afghanistan that continues today, the Bush administration initiated some of the most sweeping changes in American security and even personal liberty since the Civil War.
Kurt Eichenwald tells Steve Fast that in the 554 days after the 9/11 attacks, the Bush administration set a course that would last for the rest of the administration's years and even well into President Obama's tenure.
Listen to the interview: Kurt Eichenwald on The Steve Fast Show.
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