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Public Testimony of Condoleezza Rice Before 9/11 Commission

New York Times published an online
transcript

I got up at 6 AM this morning to hear the testimony
live. Since everybody was still sleeping in the house, I listened to it in the
car. Both KQED and KPFA were transmitting (KQED’s transmission was about a
second delayed). Even though I was pretty tired, the exchanges with Senator Bob
Kerry (“You said the president was tired of swatting flies. Can you tell me one
example where the president swatted a fly when it came to Al Qaeda prior to
9/11?”) and Richard Ben-Veniste (“Did you tell the president, at any time prior
to Aug. 6 [2001], of the existence of al Qaeda cells in the United States?”)
sure kept me at the edge of my seat.

A
good “claim vs fact” piece is here
which has linked references to the transcript and other reports.

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