White House Situation Room

Bohn, Michael K.

1. "Former Staffers Remember the White House Situation Room on 9/11." Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 28, no. 1 (Jan. 2012): 50-52.

On 9/11, the call was made in the Situation Room to remain at work while the remainder of the White House was evacuated.

2. Nerve Center: Inside the White House Situation Room. Washington, DC: Brassey's, 2003.

Jonkers, AFIO WIN 13-03, 2 Apr. 2003, comments that the author, who was Situation Room Director during the Reagan administration, provides an "anecdotal" narrative that draws on "the recollections of over a hundred people.... Bohn traces the development of the facility, explains its functions,... and ... covers the various crises and principals." The reviewer found the book "informative, interesting and well-written." For Mazzafro, NIPQ 19.1/2, Bohn does "a good job of describing generic I&W [Intelligence and Watch] situations." The work "is mostly anecdotal and written in a popular magazine-like style, and is very readable."

Donley, Michael, Cornelius O'Leary, and John Montgomery. "A National Nerve Center: Inside The White House Situation Room." Studies in Intelligence 40, no. 5 (1997): 7-13.

When this article was published, it was one of the few detailed descriptions of the role and activities of the White House Situation Room.

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