Skip Navigation
NPR News
Tom Ridge ()

Ridge Reveals 'The Test Of Our Times'

Sep 1, 2009 (Talk of the Nation) — Tom Ridge served as the United States' first head of Homeland Security after September 11, 2001. He unveiled the color coded threat level system in 2002. In his memoir, The Test of Our Times, he wonders if officials tried to manipulate that system for political gain.

Hear this

This text will be replaced
Launch in player

Share this

Read full story transcript

Missing some content? Check the source: NPR
Copyright(c) 2014, NPR

Visitor comments


NCPR is supported by:

This is a Visitor-Supported website.