At 9:03, the readers fell silent and the silver bell rang twice to mark the time that United Airlines flight 175 crashed into the South Tower.
Former President George W. Bush took his place behind the same lectern with the presidential seal where Mr. Obama had just stood.
Unlike Mr. Obama, Mr. Bush drew a brief cheer from the crowd before his reading.
Applause followed Mr. Bush as he left the stage.
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Bush Cheered at 9/11 Service
Hard to believe the New York Times even mentioned this.