× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Russia / Olympic Games / Sochi Security #1059810

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 2014
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(studio: Brian Ross) The scare on a passenger plane when a man claimed to have a bomb and tried to hijack the plane to Sochi, Russia, site of the Olympic Games, reviewed; map of the plane's route shown. [Metropolitan State University of Denver aviation professor Jeffrey PRICE†- comments on taking down a plane.] [Rand Corp. terrorism expert Seth JONES†- talks about the ongoing concern of bombs on planes.] The kinds of threat to security in and around Sochi noted. [Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh JOHNSON†- talks about monitoring of and action against threats.]

(Studio: David Muir) The opening ceremonies in Sochi noted; scenes shown of the five Olympic rings, one of which did not light up.

(Sochi: Matt Gutman) The American athletes at the opening ceremonies in Sochi featured; photos shown of Ty Ludwig‡, the fireworks, acrobats, Russian President Vladimir Putin presiding, anti-gay policy demonstrators.

Muir, David;
Ross, Brian;
Gutman, Matt

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.