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Hawaii / Missile Scare / False Alarm #1119745

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 14, 2018
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(Studio: Cecilia Vega) Report introduced.

(Honolulu: Jim Avila) The fallout from the scare in the state of Hawaii when a false emergency message about a nuclear threat was sent out examined; alert played; scenes shown of what people did in response to the alert & from inside the alert monitoring building. [MAN, resident Para Lumen STICE-DURKIN†- comment.] [Hawaii emergency management agency administrator Vern MIYAGI†- comments on the changes in the system.] [On "This Week," Representative Tulsi GABBARD†- calls it an epic failure of leadership.] A statement from the FCC about the incident quoted. The lack of a federal response system noted & why it took so long to correct the error discussed.

Vega, Cecilia;
Avila, Jim

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