National security plans for 21st century disasters

Tuesday - 5/24/2011, 6:33pm EDT

Richard Reed, SAMMIES finalist

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Our national security program is now in the 21th century.

Richard Reed transformed national plans to make sure the government will continue to function in the event of a major disaster. That work has made Reed a Service to America Medal finalist in the homeland security division.

Hear our interviews with other 2011 Sammies finalists.