Newly-released photos give a behind-the-scenes look at top U.S. officials in the hours after the September 11, 2001 attacks. These previously classified images, taken by Cheney's photographer, were released as part of a freedom of information act request, and show the mood and stress of the White House administration during a tragic event in American history.
Command partner and former White House Dep. Chief of Staff, Joseph Hagin, spoke to CNN about the mood and camaraderie of the officials during this time.
"The stress was immense, it was very real and could have been debilitating... but people really rallied"