National Press Club

Protecting Cities

August 2, 2005

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Run time: 60 minutes

Mayor O'Malley talked about the challenges and opportunities faced by the U.S. in protecting the cities from future terrorist attacks. Among the issues he addressed were the role of state and local authorities in preparing for terrorist attacks and other emergencies, federal assistance to states, and his efforts to build better infrastructures and plans in Baltimore. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience.