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President Bush’s Guests for Address

September 20, 2001

President Bush’s guests at the Capitol for his Thursday night address to a joint session of Congress:

_British Prime Minister Tony Blair

_New York Gov. George Pataki

_New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani

_Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop of New York

_Cardinal Bernard Law, Archbishop of Boston

_Rabbi Joshua Haberman of the Washington Hebrew Congregation

_Imam Hamza Hanson, a Muslim-American scholar

_Bishop Joe Pennel of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church

_Thomas Von Essen, commissioner, New York Fire Department

_Bernard Kerik, commissioner, New York Police Department

_Richard Sheirer, director, New York Office of Emergency Management

_William Fischer, NYPD officer, who was off-duty at the time of the Sept. 11 attack but worked for 17 hours trying to free victims from World Trade Center rubble

_John Jonas, NYFD battalion chief, among the first to arrive at the trade center after the attack

_Padraig Carroll, Port Authority police officer, stationed at the World Trade Center the day of the attack

_Cean Whitmarsh, U.S. Navy petty officer, helped pull people from the wreckage

_Terry Clausen, U.S. Army specialist, a medic who treated wounded at the Pentagon

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