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Airline Security / Bag Checking #654332

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 16, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The upcoming deadline for requiring all checked airplane luggage to be screened for explosives reported; details given of the lack of enough equipment, personnel, and dogs to search luggage adequately nationwide and of the "bag matching" and connecting-flight screening loopholes. [Transportation Secretary Norman MINETA - says deadlines will be met.] [Aviation Consumer Action Project Paul HUDSON - says bag matching will not stop suicide attacks.] [Air Transport Association Carol HALLETT - says enacting the new rules should go smoothly.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:02:20

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