President George W. Bush reads over a draft of his State of the Union speech in the Oval Office on January 31, 2006.

Interested in specific topics? Here one will find topic pages constituting a collection of resources from the Archives' Digital Library, Museum collection, Audiovisual collection, archived White House Website, and more, all to help students, researchers, educators, and others zero in on materials for their areas of interest. Topics include the 9/11 Resource Guide, the White House Easter Egg Roll, and Mrs. Laura Bush's Trips.  

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September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks

Director of Communications Dan Bartlett points to news footage of the World Trade Center Towers burning, September 11, 2001, as President George W. Bush gathers information about the attacks while at the from Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida.

On the morning of September 11, 2001, nineteen terrorists hijacked four airplanes perpetrating a series of attacks that killed 2,977 people. Learn More

White House Easter Egg Roll


The story of the White House Easter Egg Roll is one of the oldest and most unique traditions in Presidential history. Learn More

Global War on Terror


The Global War on Terror is an international ongoing campaign launched by President George W. Bush and the United States government after the September 11, 2001 attacks to thwart terrorists before they can act. Learn More

Hurricane Katrina


A Category 5, Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes to hit the United States. Occurring between August 23 - 31, 2005, an estimated 1,833 peopled died in the hurricane and the flooding that followed. Millions of people were left homeless along the Gulf Coast and in New Orleans. Learn More

U.S. & U.K. Special Relationship


"We've got no better friend in the world than Great Britain." - President George W. Bush, November 7, 2001. Learn More

Mrs. Laura Bush's Trips


As First Lady, Laura Bush traveled domestically to all 50 states and internationally to more than 75 countries. Learn More

U.S. Economics & Finance


Some major themes of President George W. Bush's economy policy include economic stimulus, job creation, economic growth, and fiscal responsibility. Learn More

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