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A Closer Look (Terrorism: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Bombing Anniversary; Security; Technology) #185761

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 19, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The gathering at the federal building on the fourth anniversary of the 1995 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, bombing shown.

(Washington: James Walker) Security measures at government buildings examined; examples shown; details given from a government report on the shortcomings in upgraded security, such as at the Ronald Reagan building in Washington, DC. [Security expert Douglas KARPILOFF - says the goal is to minimize the potential for another bombing.] [Public Building Service Robert PECK - says federal building security has been increased.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(On Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida: Bob Woodruff) The developments at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to investigate truck bombings examined; scenes shown from Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, of a project analyzing how bomb-carrying vehicles explode. [ATF special agent Donald KINCAID - says you can calculate the amount of explosives based on the bend in street signs.] How the technology calculates the size of the bomb and where the pieces will be found explained. [ATF explosives enforcement officer David SHATZER - shows how the technology works.]

Jennings, Peter;
Walker, James;
Woodruff, Bob

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