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  • Making the World Safe from Terrorism
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    Making the World Safe from Terrorism

    Louis Freeh talked about the role of the FBI in pursuing and reducing acts of terrorism around the world. He focused on the specific instances where the FBI sent agents to different countries to protect rights and…

    55 views
  • Terrorism Legal and Global Challenges
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    Terrorism: Legal and Global Challenges

    Mr. Freeh talked about terrorist threats and the legal challenges of preventing and prosecuting terrorism. Among the topics he addressed were the power of the police force and exercising…

    13 views
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Appropriations
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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Appropriations

    Mr. Freeh testified about funding requirements at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the delay in the execution of Oklahoma City bomber, Timothy McVeigh. He said the FBI had made a “serious…

    106 views
  • FBI Anniversary Ceremony
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    FBI Anniversary Ceremony

    Attorney General Reno and others honored past and present agents of the FBI. They focused on the origin of the bureau and some challenges that they have dealt with like gangsters and the…

    110 views
  • New FBI Crime Lab Director
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    New FBI Crime Lab Director

    Director Freeh and Attorney General Reno announced the new head of the FBI crime lab, Donald M. Kerr, Jr. Mr. Kerr was the head of the Los Alamos National Laboratory from 1979 to 1985. They…

    124 views
  • FBI Oversight
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    FBI Oversight

    Committee members heard testimony from Director Freeh concerning FBI operations, procedures and budget. He answered questions regarding an FBI van which was recently stolen in Memphis, TN,…

    100 views
  • Olympic Park Bombing
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    Olympic Park Bombing

    Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning the Centennial Park bombing during the Olympics in Atlanta, GA, last summer. Director Freeh was questioned about the FBI’s handling of the…

    179 views
  • Judicial Issues
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    Judicial Issues

    At an annual judges convention, Director Freeh spoke about the future of the FBI, including increase FBI funding and responsibilities in several areas of law enforcement and reforms in the crime…

    17 views
  • FBI Oversight
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    FBI Oversight

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from Director Freeh concerning the Bureau’s activities during his tenure. Several Republicans criticized Director Freeh’s handling of matters ranging from the release of…

    104 views
  • Olympic Park Bombing Media Leaks
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    Olympic Park Bombing Media Leaks

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the relationship between law enforcement and the media, especially concerning the Atlanta Olympic Park bombing investigation. The focus was on the treatment…

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  • Wiretapping Access
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    Wiretapping Access

    This was a hearing of a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee looking into wiretapping access. The hearing focused on proposals that require telecommunications providers to include…

    98 views
  • FBI Office in Moscow
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    FBI Office in Moscow

    Mr. Freeh and Mr. Yerin signed an agreement to establish cooperative crime fighting efforts between the U.S. and Russia. The agreement includes plans to station F.B.I. agents in the U.S.…

    95 views
  • FBI Appropriations
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    FBI Appropriations

    Members of the subcommittee heard testimony on fiscal year 1995 appropriations for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Mr. Freeh emphasized the need to control crime and the FBI’s…

    60 views
  • FBI Director SwearingIn
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    FBI Director Swearing-In

    President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Janet Reno spoke at the swearing-in ceremony of Louis Freeh to replace William Sessions as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Following…

    201 views
  • American Crime and Legal Issues
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    American Crime and Legal Issues

    Judge Louis Freeh, the director designate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, discussed his agenda for the FBI in a speech during the Guild’s Red Mass brunch. The Red Mass is a special…

    20 views
  • FBI Director Confirmation Hearing
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    FBI Director Confirmation Hearing

    Several members of Congress and Judge Louis Freeh spoke in the judge’s confirmation hearing to become head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Issues raised in the hearing included Judge…

    217 views
  • FBI Director Nomination
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    FBI Director Nomination

    President Clinton spoke in a ceremony in the Rose Garden and announced the nomination of Federal District Judge Louis Freeh to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the previous head,…

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