Here are instructions on how to obtain a copy of the official final report of the 9-11 Commission
will be posted online at 11:30 am ET today
is now available online at this Link
The U.S. Government Printing Office offers hard copy, if you prefer. Ask for stock number 041-015-00236-8. This will cost $8.50 plus $4.75 for shipping, (total = $13.25), checks and most major credit cards accepted. Order by phone at 866-512-1800 or on-line, or by mail from Superintendent of Documents, PO Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954.
You can also obtain a copy of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's report on the U.S. intelligence community's pre-war assessments on Iraq on-line: Link. The GPO offers printed copies for $51 (stock number 052-071-01415-2, follow order instructions above.)
Update: Reader FerrisB says, "If you'd like to hear the testimonies from the commission hearings, the iTunes store has them available for free in their audiobook section. Link
Update 2: BoingBoing pal John Rambow says, "There's also a trade book edition of the report. It's only $10, and it's probably easier to get and read than the GPO's version. Link"
Update 3: Jason Kottke says, "I've created an HTML version of the 9/11 Commission Executive Summary with permalinks for each paragraph for easy linking and copy/paste. Link
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