2,951. 10/15/2001

On October 15, 2001, “aides to Senator Tom Daschle, the South Dakota Democrat who had become majority leader six months earlier, opened a second letter with anthrax. The police shut down the Capitol mail delivery system and suspended all public tours as the FBI investigated whether bin Laden or a deranged American was behind the new attacks.”

 – Elisabeth Bumiller, Condoleezza Rice: An American Life, Page 167

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