ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Contd. arrival of ships for Liberty Weekend's Operation Sail in New York City harbor noted; scenes shown. Lee Iacocca's assessment of city's continued effort to get liability insurance for weekend's fireworks display quoted.
(NYC: Judd Rose) Sec. precautions for July 4th festivities here examined; details given, scenes shown. [June 1, President REAGAN - notes event would be prime target for terrorists.] [OFFICIAL - agrees.] [Police PILOT - notes power of airborne camera.] [Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Ed ROLLISON - describes extensive Coast Guard preparations.] [Police commissioner Benjamin WARD - cites air precautions.] Army's Delta Force mentioned on standby. [Mayor Edward KOCH - praises security of city this weekend.]
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