In Depth with Bill Gertz

Bill Gertz, defense and national security reporter for the Washington Times, talked about his life, his career, and his body of… read more

Bill Gertz, defense and national security reporter for the Washington Times, talked about his life, his career, and his body of work. Among the topics he addressed were how to defeat Islamic extremism, the need for the U.S. to use more human intelligence gathering, former Defense Secretary Rumsfeld, and the cabinet nominees thus far of President-Elect Obama. Mr. responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

Previously recorded video footage was shown of Bill Gertz at his home in Annapolis, Maryland, and in the newspaper office in the Washington Times building in Washington, D.C. He talked about his work day and how he writes.

Bill Gertz writes the “Inside the Ring” column for the paper. Bill Gertz’s books include Betrayal : How the Clinton Administration Undermined American Security; Breakdown: How America’s Intelligence Failures Led to September 11; and Enemies: How America’s Foes Steal Our Vital Secrets--and How We Let It Happen. His latest book is The Failure Factory: How Unelected Bureaucrats, Liberal Democrats, and Big Government Republicans Are Undermining America’s Security and Leading Us to War. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 4, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 10, 2009

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  • Jan 04, 2009 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 05, 2009 | 12:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 10, 2009 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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