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Clarke Testifies Before Sept. 11 Panel

Former counter-terrorism official Richard Clarke gives testimony to the commission investigating U.S. policies before the Sept. 11 attacks, saying George W. Bush's administration did not give high priority to terrorist threats in its first seven months despite his urgings. Hear NPR's Pam Fessler, NPR's Robert Siegel and former National Security Agency head Lt. Gen. William Odom.

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Pam Fessler is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, where she covers poverty, philanthropy, and voting issues.
Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.
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