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Public hearings of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

The Commission held periodic public hearings to offer a public dialogue about the Commission's goals and priorities. The Commission also sought to learn about work already completed and the state of current knowledge, in order to identify the most important issues and questions requiring further investigation.

Past Hearings

The Commission held its first public hearing March 31 - April 1, 2003 at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House in New York City.

The Commission's second public hearing was held on May 22 - 23, 2003 in Washington, DC.

The Commission held its third public hearing on "Terrorism, Al Qaeda, and the Muslim World" July 9, 2003 in Washington, DC.

The Commission held its fourth public hearing on "Intelligence and the War on Terrorism" October 14, 2003 in Washington, DC.

The Commission held its fifth public hearing on "Emergency Preparedness" November 19, 2003 at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey.

The Commission's sixth public hearing on "Security and Liberty" was held on December 8, 2003 in Washington, DC.

The Commission held its seventh public hearing on "Borders, Transportation, and Managing Risk" January 26-27, 2004 in Washington, DC.

The Commission held its eighth public hearing on "Counterterrorism Policy" March 23-24, 2004 in Washington, DC.

The Commission held its ninth public hearing, with testimony from Dr. Condoleezza Rice, April 8, 2004 in Washington, DC.

The Commission's tenth public hearing on "Law Enforcement and the Intelligence Community" was held April 13-14, 2004 in Washington, DC.

The Commission held its eleventh public hearing on "Emergency Response" May 18-19, 2004 at New School University in New York City.

The Commission's twelfth public hearing on "The 9/11 Plot" and "National Crisis Management" was held June 16-17, 2004, in Washington, DC.



Current News


The Commission has released its final report. [more]

The Chair and Vice Chair have released a statement regarding the Commission's closing. [more]

The Commission closed August 21, 2004. [more]

Commission Members


Thomas H. Kean
Chair


Lee H. Hamilton
Vice Chair


Richard Ben-Veniste
Fred F. Fielding
Jamie S. Gorelick
Slade Gorton
Bob Kerrey
John F. Lehman
Timothy J. Roemer
James R. Thompson

Commission Staff


Philip D. Zelikow
Executive Director


Chris Kojm
Deputy Executive Director


Daniel Marcus
General Counsel