During his morning briefing, April 2, 2003, President George W. Bush reviews the progress of the war with members of the War Council. (P28531-23A)
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The Situation Room Experience

Free, Unforgettable Educational Experience for High School and College Students

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Teachers & Professors:
Register your high school or college class today for this unique simulation
which sharpens communication, decision-making,
critical thinking, leadership, and collaboration skills!

Bush43Education@nara.gov or 214-346-1650

In 2006, President George W. Bush directed the White House Situation Room be renovated and updated. The historic Situation Room was used by nine sitting Presidents including President Ronald Reagan. The existing Situation Room complex was removed and two of the key rooms - the Main Conference Room and the Secure Video Transmission Site - were preserved and reinstalled at the George W. Bush and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Libraries.

These profoundly significant rooms provide an exceptional educational opportunity for students who will form teams to assume the roles of the Executive Office of the President and the President’s Cabinet in order to manage a constitutional crisis. Fellow classmates take on the parts of key news media members scrambling to cover the story as it unfolds before them. Participating students must work together in a high stakes environment to examine a multitude critical sources and make important decisions about developing events. LEARN MORE.

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FROM WHITE HOUSE PHOTO ARCHIVE

Photo Archive 

Provided as lithographs, these photos were taken during the Administration of President George W. Bush.