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Airline Security / Bill / Atlanta, Georgia, Breach #653442

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The passage in the Senate of a compromise airline security bill that would federalize airport baggage screeners reported; details given about the bill.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The shutdown of Hartsfield International Airport in Atlanta for several hours after a security breach reported; details given of the banning of Argenbright Security from Logan Airport in Boston. [PASSENGER - says some control has to improve the system.] [Aviation security consultant Michael BOYD - says Congress saying something must be done does not mean it will happen.] [Air Travelers Association David STEMPLER - says baggage screeners will become more professional, but that will take time.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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