CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 31, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jim Stewart) The release of information about a terror threat against American nuclear power plants and other facilities featured; details given about the warnings from a single Al Qaeda prisoner and of security preparations for the Super Bowl, Mardi Gras, and the Winter Olympics. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says the United States is spending money and time to protect nuclear plants.] [Olympic security chief David TUBBS - says President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney will be at the Olympics at different times.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) The discovery that an Internet black market auctioneer was selling hundreds of law enforcement badges reported; scenes shown of the badges in Nashville, Tennessee.