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Terrorism and Y2K / New York, New York / Security Alert #184458

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 30, 1999
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(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(New York: John Miller) The arrest of an Algerian, Abdel Ghani, in New York City in connection with the West Coast bomb plot involving Ahmed Ressam featured; details given of connections between Ressam and Lucia Garofalo, who was arrested in Vermont and of the nationwide questioning of people with suspected links to terrorist organizations. [Ghani NEIGHBOR - expresses surprise.] [US attorney Charles TETZLAFF - mentions the Algerian terrorist organization the GIA.] (Artist: Fred Johnston)

(Studio: Jack Ford) Precautions against the threat of millennial violence introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) Security measures across the country featured; scenes shown from Las Vegas, NV, Niagara Falls, New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, DC, etc. [Former FBI agent Richard HAHN - cites preparation.] [Former FBI/CIA director William WEBSTER - says terrorists may act after the guard is down.]

Reporter(s):
Cochran, John;
Ford, Jack;
Miller, John
Duration:
00:04:20

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