CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 05, 1972
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(Studio) Federal government orders airline industry to take new anti-hijacking measures.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Trans. Secretary Volpe calls officials representing airlines, pilots, airports and police. Through Federal Aviation Administration measure, airlines required to electronically screen all passengers and search all hand luggage. Airports must have armed police at passenger checkpoints. [Anti-hijack program dir. Benjamin DAVIS - says today hijackers ruthless and determined.] ALPA applauds measures, but municipalities shouldering costs of program critical. [National League Cities President Roman GRIBBS - says feds. putting responsibility on local officials, who can't afford it.] Airlines also feel security ought to be federal job.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
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