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photoAmerica's own ill-prepared response can do more damage to its citizens than any single attack by a terrorist, concludes a blue-ribbon panel co-chaired by former Senator Gary Hart.

The panel report comes a week after CIA Director Tenet warned Congress that the terrorist threat is as grave as it was before the September 11th attacks.

In this hour, former Senator Hart speaks out on why America is still unprepared for a terrorist attack and offers solutions. Then, response from one of the country's leading domestic preparedness experts.


Senator Gary Hart, co-chair of Independent Task Force that examined America's preparedness a year after the 9-11 attacks

Juliette Kayyem, domestic preparedness expert at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

This program aired on October 31, 2002.

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