Clark Kent Ervin
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Clark Kent Ervin

Clark Kent Ervin, currently the head of Homeland Security Program at the Aspen Institute, was the first Inspector General of the United States Department of Homeland Security . He was appointed on December 26, 2003, in a recess appointment by President George W. Bush. Prior to appointment, he had served as the acting inspector general since January 10, 2003. Wikipedia*

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Clark Kent Ervin has 63 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Call-In as an Associate Director for the Policy of the Office of National Service. The year with the most videos was 2010 with 19 videos as a Commissioner for the Commission on Wartime Contracting. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 847 views per program. Most appearances with Charles Tiefer (28), Robert J. Henke (28), Christopher Shays (27). Most common tags: Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10), Afghanistan, Terrorism.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2005 - Present Director, Homeland Security Program, Aspen Institute Videos: 19 c. June 30, 2008 - Present Commissioner, Commission on Wartime Contracting
Videos: 35


Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security December 26, 2003 - c. December 8, 2004 Videos: 7 Acting Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security January 10, 2003 - December 26, 2013 Videos: 1 Associate Director, Policy, Office of National Service c. January 1, 1989 - c. December 31, 1991 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. January 1, 1991 - c. November 2, 1992 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Airport Security

    Airport Security

    Clark Kent Ervin talked about a Department of Homeland Security Inspector General report showing Transportation Security…

  • Security at Overseas Airports

    Security at Overseas Airports

    Clark Kent Ervin talked about efforts to increase security at foreign airports with direct flights serving the U.S. A video clip was shown of…

  • National Security and Liberty

    National Security and Liberty

    Panelists talked about the tension between a free press and national security. Among the topics they addressed were National Security Agency (NSA) data…

  • The Search For Bin Laden

    The Search For Bin Laden

    Terrorism expert Peter Bergen, author of the book, Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden From 9/11 to Abbottabad, and Greg Barker, who produced and directed an…

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