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In his new book, “In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir,” former Vice President Dick Cheney with his daughter, Liz Cheney, writes a no holds barred account of his personal life and his time in political office.

Former Vice President Dick Cheney with his daughter Liz write "In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir."

Former Vice President Dick Cheney with his daughter Liz write "In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir."

Cheney begins the book with an exciting prologue as he describes what happened to him on Sept. 11, 2001 at the White House. He says, “Two thoughts were uppermost in my mind that morning: prevent further attacks by getting planes out of the skies and guaranteeing the continuity of a functioning United States government.” Read the rest of this entry »

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 started out as a special day since I made up my mind to leave the house at 5:30 a.m. to drive to Cave Creek and capture the sunrise. In those days, I worked long hours as a bookkeeper instead of writing and taking photographs as I do now. I took my point-and-shoot film camera and headed out. I arrived in Cave Creek, but the beautiful sunrise never materialized. While I sat in my car contemplating my next move and listening to the radio at approximately 6 a.m., Big Shoe Stu and Dena on KMLE announced the first news of a plane striking the World Trade Center in New York City. I listened and the conversation became more serious and soon came the news that another plane hit the World Trade Center.

On 9/11, the early morning sun lit up the mountains around Cave Creek, Ariz.

On 9/11, the early morning sun lit up the mountains around Cave Creek, Ariz.

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