INDEX of UNEDITED SOURCE TRANSCRIPTS FOR THE FILM

Over sixty news media clips were edited for use in the film LEADING TO WAR. Below are links to the full transcript of each media clip in its original, unedited form the sections used in the film are highlighted in red.

Included in the transcripts are (in order of appearance) President George W. Bush, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, Vice President Dick Cheney, General Richard Myers, Press Secretary Ari Fleischer, UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State Colin Powell, Attorney General John Ashcroft, and CIA Director George Tenet, speaking in public appearances and reacting to questions from press and members of Congress.


January 29, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH State of the Union Address

January 30, 2002 - DONALD RUMSFELD Pentagon Press Room

February 4, 2002 - DONALD RUMSFELD The NewsHour

March 21, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH & DICK CHENEY White House Oval Office

March 21, 2002 - PAUL WOLFOWITZ The NewsHour

March 24, 2002 - DICK CHENEY Meet The Press / Face The Nation / CNN Late Edition

April 6, 2002 - RICHARD MYERS Novak, Hunt & Shields

May 9, 2002 - PAUL WOLFOWITZ Ashleigh Banfield: On Location

May 23, 2002 - DONALD RUMSFELD Wolf Blitzer Reports

June 1, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH US Military Academy Graduation, West Point, NY

June 10, 2002 - DONALD RUMSFELD Kuwait

July 8, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH White House Press Room

August 1, 2002 - ARI FLEISCHER White House Press Room

August 20, 2002 - DONALD RUMSFELD Pentagon Press Room

August 21, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH & DONALD RUMSFELD Bush Ranch, Crawford, TX

August 26, 2002 - DICK CHENEY Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention, Nashville, TN

September 3, 2002 - ARI FLEISCHER / DONALD RUMSFELD White House / Pentagon Press Room

September 7, 2002 - PRIME MINISTER BLAIR & PRESIDENT BUSH Camp David

September 8, 2002 - RICE, RUMSFELD, POWELL, CHENEY, MYERS Sunday talkshows

September 11, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH 9/11 Commemoration, New York City

September 12, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH United Nations General Assembly

September 19, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH White House Oval Office

September 19, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH Homeland Security Building

September 25, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH White House Oval Office

September 25, 2002 - CONDOLEEZZA RICE The NewsHour

September 26, 2002 - DONALD RUMSFELD Pentagon Press Room

September 26, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH White House Rose Garden

September 30, 2002 - DONALD RUMSFELD Pentagon Press Room

October 7, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH Cincinnati, OH

October 9, 2002 - COLIN POWELL Larry King Live

October 16, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH White House East Room

October 20, 2002 - COLIN POWELL This Week

October 24 - November 4, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH Congressional Campaign Rallies

November 7, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH Eisenhower Executive Office Building

December 2, 2002 - DICK CHENEY Air National Guard Leadership Conference, Denver, CO

December 3, 2002 - DONALD RUMSFELD Pentagon Press Room

December 31, 2002 - PRESIDENT BUSH Crawford, TX

January 3, 2003 - PRESIDENT BUSH Fort Hood, TX

January 7, 2003 - RICHARD MYERS Pentagon Press Room

January 19, 2003 - COLIN POWELL / DONALD RUMSFELD Face The Nation / This Week

January 28, 2003 - PRESIDENT BUSH State of the Union Address

February 5, 2003 - COLIN POWELL United Nations Security Council

February 6, 2003 - PRESIDENT BUSH The White House

February 7, 2003 - JOHN ASHCROFT Department of Justice Press Room

February 9, 2003 - COLIN POWELL Meet The Press

February 11, 2003 - JOHN WARNER & GEORGE TENET Senate Select Committee

February 20, 2003 - DONALD RUMSFELD The NewsHour

February 26, 2003 - PRESIDENT BUSH American Enterprise Institute Annual Dinner

February 27, 2003 - PAUL WOLFOWITZ Congressional Hearing: House Budget Committee

March 5, 2003 - COLIN POWELL Center for Strategic and International Studies

March 6, 2003 - PRESIDENT BUSH White House East Room Press Conference

March 16, 2003 - DICK CHENEY / COLIN POWELL Meet The Press / CNN Late Edition

March 16, 2003 - PRESIDENT BUSH & PRIME MINISTER BLAIR The Azores, Portugal

March 17, 2003 - PRESIDENT BUSH The White House

March 19, 2003 - PRESIDENT BUSH White House Oval Office

 

 


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