On Sept. 11, 2001, then-Solicitor General Theodore Olson's wife Barbara called him from the hijacked airplane that ultimately crashed into the Pentagon. A conservative commentator, she was one of the most well-known victims of the attacks. Olson became a leading defender of the administration's anti-terror legal strategy, using his job, he says, as "a catharsis." Now, Olson is looking forward -- to his upcoming marriage, continued work in private practice and more arguments before the Supreme Court.
Former SG Olson Looks Back on 9/11 -- and Moves Forward
September 11, 2006