Public Discourse Project Report

The 9/11 Public Discourse Project, the nonprofit successor organization to the 9/11 Commission, released a report on homeland security and… read more

The 9/11 Public Discourse Project, the nonprofit successor organization to the 9/11 Commission, released a report on homeland security and emergency preparedness. They assessed various implementations of 9/11 Commission recommendations and discussed what happened with each action, why they are still important, and how to fully realize the recommendations. After their presentation they responded to questions and comments from reporters.

Recommendations that received a grade of minimal progress included: Provide adequate radio spectrum for first responders, establish a unified incident command system, allocate homeland security funds based on risk and vulnerability, private sector preparedness, improve airline screening checkpoints to detect explosives, checked bag and cargo screening, comprehensive screening system, and standardize secure identifications.

Recommendations that received a grade of unsatisfactory included: National critical infrastructure risks and vulnerabilities assessment, national strategy for transportation security, improve airline passenger pre-screening, and international collaboration on borders and document security.

Recommendations that received a grade of some progress included: Better terrorist travel intelligence and biometric entry-exit screening system. close

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Program ID:
188862-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 14, 2005
Last Aired:
Sep 15, 2005

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  • Sep 14, 2005 | 9:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 15, 2005 | 1:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 15, 2005 | 5:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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