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ABC Evening News for
Friday, Jul 07, 2006

Headline: Terrorism / Plot

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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The revelation about a terrorist plot to strike a New York City commuter train using 15-20 suicide bombers featured; details given about the plan to blow up the commuter train under the Hudson River; photo shown of the ringleader Assem Hammoud††. [Assistant FBI director Mark MERSHON†- says the plot involved martyrdom, explosives & PATH underground trains; states the leader had pledged himself to Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden††.] [Former NYC department of emrgency management director Jerry HAUER†- comments on the vulnerability of the trains & tunnels.] [NYC police commissioner Ray KELLY†- comments on the plot.]

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Program Time:05:31:00 pm - 05:33:50 pm. Duration: 02:50
Reporters:Sawyer, Diane; Ross, Brian
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:833032