James S. Gilmore III is a former Governor of Virginia and a Partner at the law firm of Kelley Drye and Warren. He is practicing corporate and technology law and providing advice to clients on homeland security issues in the areas of public relations, information technology and international relations. Since 1999, former Gov. Gilmore has been Chairman of the Congressional Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction, also known as the "Gilmore Commission." This national panel was established by Congress to assess federal, state, and local governments' capability to respond to the consequences of a terrorist attack. The panel submitted its findings to the President and Congress each of the past four years and is extended until Dec. 15, 2003. This Commission was also influential in developing the Office of Homeland Security.
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Governor Gilmore joins Jim to talk about his multi-city tour to help communities become better prepared for a terrorism attack or a natural disaster. The Governor says communities need to realize that for the first 72 hours, you're on your own.
Gov. Gilmore and Jim talk about his national initiative to mobilize volunteers across America to become part of the terrorism preparedness effort.
Governor Gilmore and Jim talk about why it's even more important now to connect government organization and private businesses in the effort to prepare and respond to large emergenciese, like a storm or a terrorist attack.