DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, History  |  7 September 2003 (USA)
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This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Gordon Murray ...
David McIlwraith ...
White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card
Myron Natwick ...
Paul O'Neill
Allan Royal ...
Carolyn Scott ...
Karen Hughes


Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the day of the attacks, and following the President's journey to Ground Zero, culminating with his now famous national address nine days after the attacks. The film covers the many difficult decisions and tasks faced by the President and his staff as they were challenged by the possibility of the "first war of the 21st Century." Eschewing their own feelings and healing process, the President and his team instead tended to the needs of a wounded country. Based on real life accounts the docudrama will interweave actual footage from these haunting events. Written by Showtime Networks Inc.

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Rated R for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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7 September 2003 (USA)  »

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The Big Dance  »

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Great story of the personalities who were in power during the tragedy of 9/11.
19 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Regardless of your politics, this is a pretty straightforward account of September 11th. President Bush and his aides and cabinet rose to the challenges of this national emergency and this movie tells that story. It was a little strange watching an actor play George W.; but I was glad the performers resisted any exaggeration.

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