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Senate Panel Told of Need for Intel 'Czar'

Members of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee cut short their summer recess to consider key recommendations of the bipartisan Sept. 11 commission. The commission's co-chairmen urge creation of a new national counter-terrorism center, led by a national intelligence "czar." NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

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