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Less than two weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, Tom Ridge left his job as governor of Pennsylvania and went to Washington to direct a governmental startup project that has become a sprawling bureaucratic empire: the Department of Homeland Security. Ridge joins NPR's Neal Conan on Talk of the Nation. Review previous NPR coverage.