Are We Safe? A Conversation with Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff

The US Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff talks with Atlantic writer Jeffrey Goldberg about the challenges of building a new department, the criticisms that have been directed at the department over the years, and the kinds of threats America faces almost seven years after 9/11.

Festival: 2008

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