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America On Guard / Boston, Massachusetts / Plane Incident / Investigation #652458

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 2001
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Axelrod) The investigation into the plastic explosive that was in the shoes of passenger Richard Reid on American Airlines Flight 63 examined; courtroom sketches shown; details given of security questions raised by the incident. [Boston FBI special agent Charles PROUTY - says the device could have exploded.] [Flight 63 passenger Leandro BOLANOS, Nicholas GREEN, Geoffrey VESSIN - describe overpowering the guy.] [Air Travelers Association David STEMPLER - says passengers are not checked for explosives.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Security at airports this holiday reviewed.

Axelrod, Jim;
Mitchell, Russ

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