Midday: Terrorism and the impact on national leadership
Posted at 9:17 AM on July 20, 2007 by Bill Wareham
What if if a terrorist attack were to take out the president, the vice president and a large number of Congressional leaders? Gary Eichten's 11 a.m. guest is nationally recognized congressional expert Norman Ornstein, who will explain why he thinks America needs to come up with a plan to avoid a chaotic leadership vacuum in the face of such a catastrophe.
At noon, U.S. Marine Corps Commandant General James Conway gives a live speech from the National Press Club in Washington.