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Atlantic Ocean / Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 Explosion / Airport Security / French Ambassador Interview #408825

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 18, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Holliman) The issue of airport security examined in light of the crash of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 featured. [Former ambassador-at-large for counter terrorism L. Paul BRIMER - says if this is a terrorist event, security regulations will have to be reviewed.] The question of security safety at the Athens, Greece, airport mentioned. [International Airline Passengers Association Marty SALFEN - cites the cost of upgrading security technology.] [Two TRAVELLERS, former deputy attorney general George TERWILLIGER - comment on inconvenience at the airport from security screening.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Interview held with French ambassador to the US Francois Bujon de l'Estang about French nationals on the flight. [l'ESTANG - says around 40 French people were on Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 and their families have been informed.]

Reporter(s):
Holliman, John;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:05:40

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