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Combating Terrorism: Federal Response to a Biological Weapons Attack: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, July 23, 2001   [open pdf - 6MB]

From the opening statement of Mr. Shays: "The focus of our hearing today is a recent terrorism response exercise ominously named Dark Winter, during which the unimaginable had to be imagined, a multi-site smallpox attack on an unvaccinated American populace. The scenario called upon those playing the President, the National Security Council, and State officials to deal with the crippling consequences of what quickly became a massive public health and national security crisis." Statements, letters, and material submitted for the record include those of the following: John Hamre, Frank Keating, Sam Nunn, Margaret Hamburg, Jerome Hauer, D.A. Henderson, Ronald O. Harrison, William A. Cugno, Fred Reese, James Hughes, James LeDuc, Patricia Quinlisk, Jeffrey Duchin, and Christopher Shays.

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Serial No. 107-99
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2002
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Public Domain
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