Live Chat: Is ‘Top Secret America’ Making Us Safer?

BY News Desk  May 1, 2013 at 12:43 PM EST

Watch Top Secret America – 9/11 to the Boston Bombings on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, Americans are asking why the country’s intelligence agencies failed to prevent the devastating attack.

On Tuesday, FRONTLINE aired “Top Secret America: 9/11 to the Boston Bombings,” a documentary that looks at the hundreds of billions of dollars spent on counter-terrorism efforts since September 11, 2001 and asks whether they have made us safer.

Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET, FRONTLINE hosts a live chat with Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen, Washington Post reporter and film correspondent Dana Priest and FRONTLINE producer Mike Wiser. Watch the conversation below.