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United States Airport Security #613652

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 24, 1996
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(Atlanta: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The poor security at American airports examined. [PASSENGERS - comment on security issues.] Congressional gridlock and heavy lobbying by some airlines said to blame for lack of security due to allowing the airline ticket tax to expire and the aviation trust fund to go broke stated. [Representative James OBERSTAR, Senator Larry PRESSLER, Paul MANN, Senator John McCAIN - cite reasons for poor US airport security.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:02:20

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