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photoAmerica is facing a new nuclear nightmare. Americans have heard of trouble in North Korea and Iran, but this one is right here, in the U.S.

Two years after 9-11, one would think that nuclear weapons stored in places like Los Alamos would be locked down and secure. But they're not and they could be the next target for terrorism.

Click the "Listen" link to hear about how nuclear insecurity could be the potentially catastrophic soft spot in America's homeland security.

Guests:

Rep. Edward Markey (D) Massachusetts, senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee and the Select Committee on Homeland Security

Mark Hertsgaard, author and journalist, he wrote the article "Nuclear Insecurity" in the November issue of Vanity Fair magazine, author of "The Eagle's Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World"

James Walsh, director of the Atom Project at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

This program aired on November 13, 2003.

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