Countering the Biological Threat

PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

PBS NewsHour Online Interview

Recent Anthrax Case

Spotlight on News with Chuck Stokes

Terror Medicine Can Save Lives

"Coping with Terrorism" Washington Institute 

"Asleep in the E.R."

"Critical Lessons for the Taking"

Interview, "Front Page"

"Terror" excerpt

"The Anthrax Letters"

"Terror Medicine: Birth of a Discipline"

"The Anthrax Attacks Still a Mystery Five Years Later"

"Avoiding Armageddon"
Leonard Cole in PBS series

How Israel Has Coped and  What America Can Learn


"Cole makes an important contribution by asking what can be learned and are we prepared."
Thomas H. Kean, Chair,
9/11 Commission

"Cole's book gives the
fullest description available of how the Israeli experience can help others."
Zuckerman, Editor-in-Chief, US News and World Report

"The lessons from this book could save lives."

U.S. Senator Susan Collins

great value of this book is what it tells us about not giving in to terror."
Dennis Ross,American envoy to the Middle East

The Anthrax Letterswas Named a 2004 HONOR BOOK by the N.J. Council for the Humanities

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Congressional and TV Clips, 2013

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Local Planning for Terror and Disaster:

From Bioterrorism to Earthquakes


"An essential book, not just for counterterrorism and disaster preparedness professionals, but for each and every American."
Clark Ervin, Former Inspector General, US Department of Homeland Security

"A great read. At a time when funding for local preparedness efforts is waning, this book is a clarion call for reversing that trend." 
Thomas Inglesby, MD, Director of the Center for Biosecurity of UPMC 

“An excellent addition to the discipline of disaster management.  It includes realistic case studies to introduce the diverse range of disaster and terror situations.”
Jane Bullock, Former Chief of Staff, Federal Emergency Management Agency

"A unique approach to the true interdisciplinary requirements for responses to terrorist and disaster events….  An important read that will enhance our levels of preparedness."
Marvin Birnbaum, MD, PhD, Chair, Board of Directors, World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine

Revised and Expanded 


"A terrific read. This book is a masterful piece of reporting, written with absolute strength and clarity."
• Richard Preston, Author of The Hot Zone

"The Anthrax Letters is a compelling human story told with scientific integrity."
• Former Senator Tom Daschle, Recipient of an Anthrax Letter

"Delivers all the drama of a modern-day thriller."
• Roll Call

"Undeniably Intriguing."
• The Washington Times



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