Federal Terrorist Watch List

Witnesses testified in continuing oversight hearings on Department of Homeland Security programs created since the September 11 attacks, in… read more

Witnesses testified in continuing oversight hearings on Department of Homeland Security programs created since the September 11 attacks, in this case the Federal Terrorist Watch List. Topics included weaknesses in the watch list system, the size of the list, names mistakenly in the list, agencies that use the list, and a Government Accountability Office report on use of the Federal Terrorist Watch List.

The Federal Terrorist Watch List includes “individuals known or appropriately suspected to be or have been engaged in conduct constituting, in preparation for, in aid of, or related to terrorism.” The list contains more than 850,000 names with 200,000 names added every year since 2004. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Boyle, Leonard Director Federal Bureau of Investigation->Terrorist Screening Center
  • Fine, Glenn A. Inspector General Department of Justice
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Federal Terrorist Watch List

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Program ID:
201723-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 25, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 29, 2007

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  • Oct 25, 2007 | 12:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 26, 2007 | 3:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 28, 2007 | 3:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 29, 2007 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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