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Ex-FBI Agent's New Cause: Civil Liberty

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Ex-FBI Agent's New Cause: Civil Liberty

Ex-FBI Agent's New Cause: Civil Liberty

Ex-FBI Agent's New Cause: Civil Liberty

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When Coleen Rowley wrote a letter to FBI Director Robert Mueller about how the agency mishandled warning signs before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, she captured the nation's attention. The recently retired FBI agent now champions a new cause: civil liberties.

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Coleen Rowley, FBI agent from the Minneapolis field office who sent memo to FBI Director Robert Mueller in 2002 complaining that the bureau mishandled warning signs before the Sept. 11 attacks; retired on Dec. 31, 2004, after a 24-year career