Second Public Hearing of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States [webpage]   [open html - 11KB]

The 9/11 Commission's second public hearing was held on May 22 - 23, 2003 in Washington, DC. The Commission heard testimony on Congressional oversight as well as the state of the aviation security before and after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The hearing began by addressing Congressional Oversight focusing on the following topics: "Commission Mandate and Objectives" with testimony from Nancy Pelosi, John McCain, and Joseph Lieberman; "Intelligence Oversight and the Joint Inquiry" with testimony from Bob Graham, Richard Shelby, Porter Gross, and Jane Harman; and "Affected Constitutencies" with testimony from Charles Schumer, Hillary Rodham Clinton, John Corzine, Frank Lautenberg, Jerry Nadler, Christoper Shays, and Christopher Smith. The hearing also addressed Civil Aviation Security focusing on the following topics "State of the System: Civil Aviation Security on September 11th" with testimony from Jane Garvey, Kenneth Mead, James May, and Bogdan Dzakovic; "September 11, 2001: The Attacks and the Response" with testimony from Norman Mineta, Craig McKinley, and Mike Canavan; and "Reforming Civil Aviation Security: Next Steps" with testimony from Stephen McHale, O.K. Steele, and Mary Schiavo.

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