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Reports Blast FBI's Efforts Against Terror

Staff reports from the Sept. 11 panel offer a blistering assessment of the FBI's anti-terror efforts. The reports suggest poor communication, a lack of resources and antiquated information technology led the FBI to miss opportunities to spot plans for the 2001 attacks. Commission Chairman Thomas Kean calls the findings "an indictment of the FBI." Hear NPR's Pam Fessler.

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Pam Fessler is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, where she covers poverty, philanthropy, and voting issues.