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Tom Kean on national security since 9/11

September 11 sharply focused Americans on our national security vulnerabilities.  Roughly a year after the tragedies in lower Manhattan, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa., a bipartisan commission was established by Congress and given the task of studying the circumstances leading up to 9/11 and providing recommendations for preventing future terrorist attacks.


In 2004, the culmination of this research was released as “The 9/11 Commission Report,” and it became an instant bestseller. Commission co-chairs Lee Hamilton and Tom Kean have continued their work — they now lead a bipartisan policy group. It released what it calls a “report card” last week.  It revealed that out of the 41 recommendations from the original report, nine remain unfulfilled.  Earlier this week, Alison Stewart spoke with the chair of the 9/11 commission, former New Jersey Governor Tom Kean.

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