Seventh Public Hearing of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States: Statement of Mary A. Ryan, January 26, 2004 [open pdf - 66KB]
Alternate Title: 9/11 Commisssion, Seventh Public Hearing: Statement of Mary A. Ryan, January 26, 2004
The seventh public hearing of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States was held January 26-27, 2004 in Washington, DC. The two-day investigative hearing developed facts and circumstances relating to border and aviation security, two central aspects of the Commission's mandate. This testimony was part of a panel entitled "The Border Security System Prior to September 11". Mary A. Ryan is a former Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs for the U.S. Department of State. In her testimony, Ryan describes the role of the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the Department of State in our country's border security program during the period May 1993 until July 2002.
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States: http://www.9-11commission.gov