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New York, New York / World Trade Center / Explosion / Reaction #146237

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 27, 1993
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Confirmation that the explosion at the World Trade Center was caused by a bomb reported. [Police commissioner Raymond KELLY - says it was an explosive device.] [Deputy mayor Norman STEISEL - cites deaths and injuries.] [Governor Mario CUOMO - calls for normalcy.]

(New York: Karen Burnes) The investigation of the twin towers explosion featured; scenes and diagram shown from the blast site in the garage beneath the hotel. [CUOMO - comments.] [KELLY - lists factors indicating a bomb.] [National security analyst Steve TREVINO - comments.] Tightening of security measures at the city's sensitive areas noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Bomb threat at Newark International Airport, New Jersey, where President Clinton will land on Monday for a speech at Rutgers University, reported.

(Washington: Jim Slade) Safety precautions at the Capitol featured; scenes shown of cars being checked. [US Park Police Lieutenant Roger GROSS - says it's state of alert.] [Washington resident Fred DONOVAN - comments.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Hickey) Reaction across the country to the World Trade Center explosion featured. [KELLY - cites fear.] [Across the country, three PEOPLE - comment.] [Psychology professor John KEATING - points out that the twin towers are a symbol of New York City.] [In radio address, CLINTON - comments.] [Three PEOPLE - say it could happen anywhere.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Coverage of the World Trade Center disaster and fears of terrorism on "This Week with David Brinkley" noted.

Burnes, Karen;
Hickey, Jim;
Simpson, Carole;
Slade, Jim

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