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Pan Am Flight 103 / Airline Security / Government Report #332724

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 15, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Mark Phillips) Report of presidential commission on bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, which blew up over Lockerbie, Scotland, examined; scenes shown of plane's wreckage on December 21, 1988; details given of report's recommendations on how to deal with this kind of terrorism. [Commission chairwoman Ann McLAUGHLIN - says we found a lot wrong and that a bomb was placed on plane because aviation security system failed.] [Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - criticizes FAA performance.] [Senator Frank LAUTENBERG - comments.] Report's criticism of Federal Aviation Administration and Pan Am detailed. [Federal Aviation Administration administrator James BUSEY - responds.] [Pan Am chairman Thomas PLASKETT - responds.] [LAUTENBERG - says it is time to move against terrorists.] [Victim's father Wallace HOLTSINGER - calls for punishment.]

Phillips, Mark;
Schieffer, Bob

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