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America Fights Back / Day 5 / Politics, Airlines #640430

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 15, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings; Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The political support for the president and the struggle in Congress about federal support for the airlines discussed. [Representative Barbara LEE - explains her position.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings, Betsy Stark) The economic impact on the American airlines with the prospect of bankruptcies discussed; details given of initial furloughs, the issue of restrictions on cargo flying in commercial planes and today's test for the stock market to reopen on Monday.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The question of air travel introduced.

(Boston: Ron Claiborne) Airport security examined; scenes shown of security measures in Boston and at major airports across the nation. [Two TRAVELLERS - comment.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Douglass, Linda;
Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Betsy

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