NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 08, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) The issue of airport security examined; details given of the strip-search of Representative John Dingell at Reagan National airport after his artificial hip set off a metal detector, the arrest at Chicago's Midway Airport of Steven Jones after he tried to bring box cutters and knives through security, the arrest in Los Angeles of an unruly passenger who attacked a flight attendant reported and a proposal to add more personal information to drivers' licenses; courtroom sketches shown of Jones. [DINGELL - says he told Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta that he wanted no special treatment.] [Privacy advocate Marc ROTENBURG - says identity documents are associated with oppressive governments.] (Artist: Verna Sadock)