Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorist Attacks

Witnesses testified on preparedness and response capabilities in the event of a terrorist attack using weapons of mass… read more

Witnesses testified on preparedness and response capabilities in the event of a terrorist attack using weapons of mass destruction. Among the topics they addressed were the various threats from different kinds of weapons, inter-agency coordination, and the need for a centralized authority to oversee preparedness and response efforts. They spoke about a report on Justice Department planning and preparation, which found that while the Federal Bureau of Investigation was adequately prepared, much of the rest of the department was not. close

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

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  • James A. Baker Associate Deputy Attorney General Department of Justice
  • Steward Beckham Director Federal Emergency Management Agency->Office of National Capital Region Coordination
  • Glenn A. Fine Inspector General Department of Justice
  • Michael Frankel Executive Director Commission on Electromagnetic Pulse Attack
  • Randall J. Larsen Executive Director (Former) Commission on the Prevention of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism
  • Ben Cardin U.S. Senator [D] Maryland
  • Jon Kyl U.S. Senator [R] Arizona
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Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorist Attacks

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Program ID:
294898-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 4, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 14, 2010

Airing Details

  • Aug 04, 2010 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2010 | 3:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 2010 | 1:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 2010 | 10:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2010 | 11:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2010 | 4:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2010 | 5:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2010 | 5:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2010 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2010 | 11:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 2010 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2010 | 3:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2010 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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