Prep School

Crowley, Michael
July 2004
New Republic;7/5/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 1/2, p10
Argues that the public's knowledge of emergency procedures has not been sufficiently raised since September 11. Study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University that most respondents did not know what to do if a dirty bomb exploded; Disorganization and underfunding of the homeland security apparatus under the administration of President George W. Bush; Need to inform the public so that they do not panic in the case of a terrorist attack.


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