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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(New York: Wyatt Andrews) United States airport security examined; details given of the Vivid Rapid Explosives Detection System and CTX machines that are made here in America but are only in use in foreign airports. [Vivid Technologies Mike ELINBOUG, Manchester security manager Mel LITLER - says both machines are far superior to anything else available.] Questions as to why the Federal Aviation Administration is so inertia bound on safety improvements at United States airports stated; details given of the absurd hang-ups with FDA (Food and Drug Administration) policies and the reluctance to spend the money for better security. [Federal Aviation Administration David HINSON - comments.] [Pan Am 103 victim's brother Burt AMMERMAN - says what the US has in place as security is a sham.]
- Andrews, Wyatt;
- Rather, Dan
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