National Security Buildup

Dana Priest talked about her Washington Post series, "Top Secret America, co-written with William Arkin, on the national security buildup… read more

Dana Priest talked about her Washington Post series, "Top Secret America, co-written with William Arkin, on the national security buildup in the United States following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The series was almost two years in the making. Ms. Priest also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 

The program began with a clip from the previous day nomination hearing for James Clapper to become Director of National Intelligence, in which Mr. Clapper responded to a question from Senator Ron Wyden about the “Top Secret America” series.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 21, 2010
Last Aired:
Jul 25, 2010

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  • Jul 21, 2010 | 8:44am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 21, 2010 | 6:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2010 | 10:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 22, 2010 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 25, 2010 | 3:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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