FBI Flight-School Memo A July memo that warned of potential terrorists in flight schools was not brought to the attention of top FBI managers until after Sept. 11. Even then, they then chose not to include it in White House briefings. Now, the so-called "Phoenix memo," named for the city where a field agent wrote it, has become the focal point of the controversy over intelligence and communication in the Bush administration. NPR's Barbara Bradley has more on how one document is making the FBI reassess longstanding priorities and procedures.
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A July memo that warned of potential terrorists in flight schools was not brought to the attention of top FBI managers until after Sept. 11. Even then, they then chose not to include it in White House briefings. Now, the so-called "Phoenix memo," named for the city where a field agent wrote it, has become the focal point of the controversy over intelligence and communication in the Bush administration. NPR's Barbara Bradley has more on how one document is making the FBI reassess longstanding priorities and procedures.