Director of National Intelligence Nomination Hearing

Admiral Dennis Blair (Ret.) testified about his nomination to be director of national intelligence. Among the topics he addressed were… read more

Admiral Dennis Blair (Ret.) testified about his nomination to be director of national intelligence. Among the topics he addressed were U.S. counter-terrorism schedule and legal standards for interrogation and intelligence gathering. He said that the Obama administration would conduct a review of interrogation policy, and that both military and intelligence interrogators would follow a uniform standard. Under questioning, however, he said he believed that some interrogation procedures and methods ought to remain secret so potential adversaries cannot train to resist them. close

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Director of National Intelligence Nomination Hearing

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Program ID:
283546-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 24, 2009

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  • Jan 22, 2009 | 7:54pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 22, 2009 | 10:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 23, 2009 | 5:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2009 | 1:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2009 | 2:51pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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