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A Closer Look (On Alert) #704692

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 04, 2002
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) A closer look at new security measures on the Fourth of July introduced; statistics cited.

(Washington: Barry Serafin) The use of new technology to warn against a terrorism attack by detecting radiation or biological or chemical agents examined; details given about chemical detectors in the Washington, DC, subway system & radiation detectors around the city. [Massachusetts state police Lt. James DEVLIN†- says we are using equipment to protect the people.] [Sandia National Laboratories Gerold† YONAS†- says we can keep events manageable; adds that sensors will be part of new building codes.] [Graviton CEO Solomon TRUJILLO†- explains how information can be disseminated.]

Serafin, Barry;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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