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Hijacking Control #462202

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 05, 1972
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(Studio) Trans. Secretary John Volpe announces new regulations for hijacking control. All passengers and hand luggage must be electronically screened. Armed guards will be posted at every gate. Feds. will pay for screening equipment; rest of cost to be passed on to air travelers. Local govts. and airport operators object.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [VOLPE - explains new regulations.] [Airport Operators Council rap. George BEAN - says airport operators don't understand why feds. rejecting responsibility for hijack control.] Passengers will find flying more expensive and inconvenient.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Chicago, Illinois) Even Christmas packages are searched. Small airlines most effected by changes.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

Chancellor, John;
Mackin, Catherine;
Simpson, Carole

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