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DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)

This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts.

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Lionel Chetwynd
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Bottoms ... President George W. Bush
John Cunningham ... Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
David Fonteno ... Secretary of State Colin Powell
Gregory Itzin ... Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft
Penny Johnson Jerald ... Condoleezza Rice
Stephen Macht ... Paul Wolfowitz
Mary Gordon Murray Mary Gordon Murray ... Laura Bush
Lawrence Pressman ... Vice President Dick Cheney
Scott Alan Smith ... Press Secretary Ari Fleischer
George Takei ... Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta
David McIlwraith David McIlwraith ... White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card
Myron Natwick ... Paul O'Neill
Allan Royal ... Karl Rove
Carolyn Scott ... Karen Hughes
Chuck Shamata ... Shelton
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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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Drama | History

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Rated R for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Big Dance See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Timothy Bottoms also played the part of George W. Bush on Comedy Central's _"That's My Bush" (2001)_. See more »

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Featured in Mister President (2008) See more »

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Slow-moving comedy
5 October 2004 | by wenfigSee all my reviews

Was it supposed to be a comedy? The melodrama is reminiscent of the original Star Trek series, but not as believable. This pathetic work of fiction is an attempt to manipulate the uneducated and unmotivated American.

I love my country, but American politics is a filthy game. I tried to watch the whole movie, but my the time I got halfway through it, I really couldn't put up with the continued assault on my intelligence. I must force myself to sit through the last half, though I'm sure it is no more factual than the first half.

Farenheit 9/11, by Michael Moore is biased, but verifiable. DC 9/11: Time of Crisis, is a fallacious farce. Some of us are ready for the truth. Is it out there?


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