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Scotland / Pan Am Crash / Bombs and Airport Security / Israel #319547

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 28, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: David Dow) Federal Aviation Administration reported tightening airport security after downing of Pan Am flight 103 in Lockerbie, Scotland. Terrorists noted making bombs from malleable plastics; details given, scenes shown. [Defense writer Andy LIGHTBODY - comments on how terrorists disguise bombs.] Investigators noted asserting that Pan Am bomb was USSR -made explosive called Semtex. [FBI explosives expert James RONAY - comments on Semtex.] Current security methodsof finding explosives discussed. [Science Applications International spokesperson Hadi BOZORGMANESH - comments on new explosives- detection machine.] [Rand Corporation spokesperson Brian JENKINS - says terrorists are becoming more sophisticated.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Bob Simon) Israel's methods of dealing with terrorism discussed. [Israeli terrorism expert Ariel MERARI - comments on bombing of Pan Am flight 103.] Israeli airport security theories outlined. [International Consultants on Targeted Security spokesperson Menachem BACHARACH - comments on suspicious people.] Israelis quoted with regard to terrorism theory.

Dow, David;
Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob

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