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Profile of Homeland Security Nominee Michael Chertoff

NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Ronald Fleury, editor-in-chief of The New Jersey Law Journal, about the career of federal appeals court Judge Michael Chertoff. President Bush announced Tuesday morning that Chertoff is his choice to be the new head of the Department of Homeland Security, replacing outgoing chief Tom Ridge.

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Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).
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