Fifth Anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security

President George Bush, Secretary Michael Chertoff, and former Secretary Tom Ridge spoke to department staff to mark the fifth anniversary… read more

President George Bush, Secretary Michael Chertoff, and former Secretary Tom Ridge spoke to department staff to mark the fifth anniversary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Secretary Chertoff described the accomplishments of the new department.

The president warned that terrorists will try to attack again. In regard to the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act, he talked about his request for retroactive immunity for telecommunications firms that have helped the government listen to conversations of suspected terrorists. 

Music was performed by the U.S. Coast Guard Band.

The event was held in the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall. close

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

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Fifth Anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security

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Program ID:
204320-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 6, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 10, 2008

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  • Mar 06, 2008 | 7:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 06, 2008 | 10:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 07, 2008 | 2:18am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 10, 2008 | 8:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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