Seventh Public Hearing of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States: Statement of Robert C. Bonner, January 26, 2004 [open pdf - 125KB]
Alternate Title: 9/11 Commisssion, Seventh Public Hearing: Statement of Robert C. Bonner, 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 Response to September 11 on the Borders". In this statement, Robert C. Bonner describes the various ways that the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 affected the U.S. Customs Service and eventually resulted in the creation of U.S. Customs and Border Protection within the Department of Homeland Security.
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States: http://www.9-11commission.gov