updated 8/6/2004 6:29:20 PM ET 2004-08-06T22:29:20

When the 9/11 commission's final report hit the street on July 22, the initial news reports focused on the headline recommendations: a national director of intelligence and a new counterterrorism center to filter the latest threats and coordinate the government's response. But the 569-page document contained dozens of recommendations — for everyone from Congress to immigration officials.  All week on "NBC Nightly News," we examined just what the commissioners recommended and how likely any of their suggested reforms are to become law. Featuring reports from NBC's Andrea Mitchell, Pete Williams, Chip Reid and Lisa Myers, "Defending America — How Safe? How Soon?" is an in-depth look at the final report from the "The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States." You can view the videos and read each report by clicking the links in the box above.

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