Sept. 11 Hearings Begin with Bush on Defensive

The commission probing the Sept. 11 attacks hears from both Bush and Clinton administration officials Tuesday. The panel wants to know what was done in response to previous attacks and how to deal with the growing terrorist threat. The hearings come as a former White House official alleges the Bush administration ignored warnings about al Qaeda. Hear NPR's Pam Fessler.

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