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Thomas H. Kean CIA DOCUMENT REQUEST No.

X
CHAIR

Lee H. Hamilton
VICE CHAIR The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the
"Commission") requests that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (CIA or the
Richard Ben-Veniste
"respondent") provide the Commission forthwith with copies of the following
MaxQeland documents:
Fred F. Fielding
1. All logs from September 11,2001 from the CIA operations center.
Jamie S. Gorelick
2. All tapes, transcripts and documents related to interagency audio or video
Slade Gorton
teleconferences that the FBI initiated, facilitated or otherwise participated in on the
John Lehman morning of September 11, 2001, relevant to the hijackings of September 11. For
Timothy J. Roemer
purposes of this request the term "morning" is defined as 08:30 to 12:00 EDT on
September 11, 2001. The term "teleconferences" refers to audio or video
James R. Thompson communications that involved representatives of the White House and
representatives from more than one government agency.
Philip D. Zelikow
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The Commission requests that the documents requested above be provided as soon as
they are available, even though all requested documents may not be provided at the
same time, through means of a "rolling" production.

If any requested documents are withheld from production, even temporarily, based on
an alleged claim of privilege or for any other reason, the Commission requests that
the respondent, as soon as possible and in no event later than the production date,
identify and describe each such document or class of documents, as well as the

alleged basis for not producing it, with sufficient specificity to allow a meaningful challenge to any
such withholding.

If the respondent does not have possession, custody or control of any requested documents but has
information about where such documents may be located, the Commission requests that the
respondent provide such information as soon as possible and in no event later than the production
date.

If the respondent has any questions or concerns about the interpretation or scope of these document
requests, the Commission requests that any such questions or concerns be raised with the
Commission as soon as possible so that any such issues can be addressed and resolved prior to the
production date.

March 24, 2004 Daniel Marcus


General Counsel
TEL (202) 331-4060
FAX (202) 296-5545
www.9-1 lcommission.gov
Thomas H. Kean FBI DOCUMENT REQUEST No. X
CHAIR

Lee H. Hamilton
VICE CHAIR The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the
Richard Ben-Veniste
"Commission") requests that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI or the
"respondent") provide the Commission forthwith with copies of the following
MaxQeland documents:
Fred F. Fielding
1. All logs from September 11,2001 from the Strategic Information and Operations
Jamie S. Gorelick Center (SIOC) and operations center of the Washington Field Office.
Skde Gorton
2. All tapes, transcripts and documents related to interagency audio or video
John Lehman teleconferences that the FBI initiated, facilitated or otherwise participated in on
Timothy J. Roerner
the morning of September 11, 2001, relevant to the hijackings of September 11.
For purposes of this request the term "morning" is defined as 08:30 to 12:00 EDT
James R. Thompson on September 11, 2001. The term "teleconferences" refers to audio or video
communications that involved representatives of the White House and
Philip D. Zelikow representatives from more than one government agency.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Commission requests that the documents requested above be provided as soon as
they are available, even though all requested documents may not be provided at the
same time, through means of a "rolling" production.

If any requested documents are withheld from production, even temporarily, based on
an alleged claim of privilege or for any other reason, the Commission requests that
the respondent, as soon as possible and in no event later than the production date,
identify and describe each such document or class of documents, as well as the

alleged basis for not producing it, with sufficient specificity to allow a meaningful challenge to any
such withholding.

If the respondent does not have possession, custody or control of any requested documents but has
information about where such documents may be located, the Commission requests that the
respondent provide such information as soon as possible and in no event later than the production
date.

If the respondent has any questions or concerns about the interpretation or scope of these document
requests, the Commission requests that any such questions or concerns be raised with the
Commission as soon as possible so that any such issues can be addressed and resolved prior to the
production date.

March 24, 2004 Daniel Marcus


TEL (202) 331-4060
FAX (202) 296-5545
www.9-1 lcommission.gov
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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY


WASHINGTON, D.C. 20505

Office of General Counsel

25 June 2004

Mr. Daniel Marcus, General Counsel


National Commission on Terrorist Attacks
Upon the United States
Third Floor
2100 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20427

Re: (U) Response to Item No. 2 of DCI Document Request


No. 52

Dear Mr. Marcus:

(U) The enclosed document No. 5200003 is responsive to


item No. 2 of DCI Document Request No. 52, issued by The
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
on 22 April 2004.

(U) If you have any questions concerning this letter,


please contact me at |9/n closed by statute)

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Enclosures:
As stated

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY


UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY '

RESPONSE TO DCI DOCUMENT REQUEST NUMBER 52, ITEM 2

The Commission asked that we produce "[a]ll tapes, transcripts, and documents relating
to interagency audio or video teleconferences that the CIA initiated, facilitated, or
otherwise participated in on the morning of September 11, 2001, relating to the
hijackings of September 11." For purposes of the request, you defined "morning" as
between 0830 and 1200 hours EDT on September 11, 2001.

We have no tapes or transcripts to produce in response to this request.

The only document we have that relates to any such teleconference is a small portion of a
"timeline" of 11 September Events put together by one of the CTC executive officers
who was assigned to follow the chief of the Counterterrorist Center on September 11,
2001 and to take notes on his activities that day. The only portion of the timeline that
relates to two video teleconferences—the entries are reproduced below, verbatim:

0940: DDCIJohn Mclaughlin, C/CTC CoferBlack, DC/SEG/Law Enforcement


Chuck Frahm attend SVTC with NSC Special Assistant to the President for
Transnational Threats, Dick Clarke. A conference call at 1100 is planned with
the President, who is aboard Air Force One. Discussion on what we know vs.
what is speculation. Consequence Management and Investigation is urged into
action by all present. FAA reports that it has closed all airports and directed
flights to land at the nearest airport. Rumors continue to be reported, including
first report that another plane has crashed into the Pentagon.

1115: DCI takes conference call from the President aboard Air Force One form
aphoneinP&PG. DDCI, C/CTC, DDO, DDI present for call. Discussion
centers around other likely targets, possible other hijackings or kidnappings of
senior officials. C/CTC sums up that M.O. points to al-Qa'ida sponsored action,
and that we will know more soon. DCI agrees.

520000

UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY


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Dana Hyde

From: Kevin Shaeffer


Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 2004 8:04 PM
To: Dana Hyde
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Cc: John Farmer
Subject: FW: what i know about the svtc

FYI.

Regards,
Kevin
"Never Forget"

Original Message
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Sent: Tue 4/20/2004 5;36 PM
To: Kevin Shaeffer
Cc:
Subject: what i know about the svtc

kevin: hey, have done some more investigating—this is what i have so far & I continue to
investigate. I think what you were referring to was indeed the SVTC and not/not a NOI WON call
(btw, the ops center evacuated at @1000, they can't be more precise about that).

Below is what i know so far, i'm checking with the people who were on the call for their
recollections of further informatics/11 closed by statutee DDCI & Cofer)-i"m also checking
with the guys who run the SVTC room to see what they might know if anything.

C/CTC (Cofer Black at the time) kept an officer! 9/11 Closed by Statute J with him
during that day to keep notes for him that day— all i have so far is her timeline— but honestly its
probably the best record we have of events that day-as i'm sure you've found in what must be a
fascinating investigation about that day-people's memories are pretty messed up on timing etc.
given the pace of events.

l.J I I wasn't aware this time line even existed until I went to see former DC/CTC Ben Bonk & he
/ii closed by statute r ed a copy with me--as we've never been asked about the day of 9/1 1 . It shows a SVTC at
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Branch). It shows the SVTC was with Dick Clarke.

0940 "A conference call at 1100 is planned with the President, who is aboard Air Force One.
Discussion, focuses on what we know vs. what is speculation. Consequence Management and
Investigation is urged into action by all present. FAA reports that is has closed all airports and
directed flights to land at the nearest airport. Rumors continue to be reported, including first
report that another plane has crashed into the Pentagon."

0945: 77 crashes into the Pentagon

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0950: C/CTC leave the SVTC to joint 7th floor seniors in the DCI Conference Rcs/n Closed by statute
our recorder leaves then as well to continue on with C/CTC].

This is all that I have on that call at this time—I'll let you know when I get more

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Dana Hyde 9/11 Closed by Statute

From: Kevin Shaeffer


Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 2:39 PM
To: Dana Hyde; John Farmer; John Azzarello; Miles Kara; Lisa Sullivan
Subject: RE: CIA and FBI Request

Dana,

FYI, I spoke 9/11 closed by statuteday regarding the NOIWON 9/11 call. She's going to track down the
individual(s) associated with the call. She recalled that the Commission had previously asked for any logs/tapes
of the NOIWON and they do not exist - "logs not kept and the line not recorded." I'm not sure what staff had
asked for that (T8?) as when I spoke to Lorry and Llyod they didn't mention previously dealing with it. Sorry, I
forgot to ask about the ops center name....

Regards,
Kevin
"Never Forget"

Original Message—
From: Dana Hyde
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 12:46 PM
To: John Farmer; John Azzarello; Miles Kara; Kevin Shaeffer; Lisa Sullivan
Subject: CIA and FBI Request

All - attached are draft requests to the FBI and CIA re their logs from 9-11 and any documents related to
interagency conferences (i.e. NOIWON, SVTS or primary net) they were involved in. A version of the
second request was circulated last September, as a memo from Dan Levin asking 10 agencies to look for
tapes or documents related to interagency conference. As you may recall we received back an email that
said all such documents had already been produced. Nevertheless, since we are submitting a request for
the logs we might as well ask for the information again. Let me know your thoughts. Dana (and does
anyone know the name of the CIA ops center?)

5/17/2004
WITHDRAWAL NOTICE

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The item identified below has been withdrawn from this file:

Folder Title: CIA Logs


Document Date:
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Subject: CIA operations center logs for Sept. 11, 2001

In the review of this file this item was removed because access to it is
restricted. Restrictions on records in the National Archives are stated in
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