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FRONTLINE

The NSA on 9/11: “We Had Missed the Entire Event”

  • Aired: 07/12/2008
  • 01:39
  • Rating: NR
“It was an enormous shock that you have this huge agency set up to prevent a surprise attack and they learned about it on a $300 television set tuned to CNN in the director’s office,” journalist and author James Bamford tells FRONTLINE in this excerpt from “United States of Secrets” (Part 1), premiering May 13 on PBS and at pbs.org/frontline.
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The NSA learned about 9/11 the same way the public did.
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Funding for FRONTLINE is provided through the support of PBS viewers and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Major funding for FRONTLINE is provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the Park Foundation and by the FRONTLINE Journalism Fund.
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