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Sept. 11 Looms as Bush Meets with NYC Firefighters

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Sept. 11 Looms as Bush Meets with NYC Firefighters

Sept. 11 Looms as Bush Meets with NYC Firefighters

Sept. 11 Looms as Bush Meets with NYC Firefighters

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President Bush receives a firefighter's helmet bearing the words "Commander in Chief Bush" from Steve Cassidy, president of the Firefighters Association of New York, during a visit with New York firefighters, Sept. 1, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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President Bush meets with New York City firefighters, reinforcing the Republican convention's focus on Bush's post-Sept. 11 actions. The local firefighters' union endorses Bush, but most other firefighter unions across the country back Sen. John Kerry. Hear NPR's Don Gonyea.