After Words with Philip Shenon
Philip Shenon talked about his book The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation, published by Twelve. In his book… read more
Philip Shenon talked about his book The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation, published by Twelve. In his book investigative journalist Philip Shenon explores the history of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9-11 Commission. Mr. Shenon recounts the research and drafting of The 9/11 Commission Report and profiles the commission’s members, including its chairman Tom Kean, vice chairman Lee Hamilton and executive director, Philip Zelikow. Mr. Shenon reports that Mr. Zelikow’s former ties with the Bush administration gave the apperance of a potential conflict of interest throughout the investigation. The guest interviewer was Michael Duffy, assistant mananging editor of TIME magazine.
Philip Shenon is an investigative journalist for the New York Times where he has worked for over twenty years. He has held several positions at the New York Times's Washington bureau, including chief Defense Department correspondent and Justice Department correspondent. close
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