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Lecture 1: Eliza Manningham-Buller on Terror

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 September 2011

The former director-general of the Security Service (MI5), Eliza Manningham-Buller gives the first of her BBC Reith Lectures 2011 called Terror.

On the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the United States on September 11, she reflects on the lasting significance of that day.

Was it a "terrorist" crime, an act of war or something different?

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    Read the transcript of Eliza Manningham-Buller's first Reith Lecture, entitled 'Terror', in which she reflects on the legacy of the 9/11 attacks on the United States.

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