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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 10, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Patty Davis) The House vote to allow guns in airplane cockpits to prevent terrorist attacks examined; scenes shown of a videotaped demonstration of pilots shooting attacking hijackers in the cockpit. [Airline Pilots Security Alliance Capt. Tracy PRICE†- says there will be life or death struggles in the cockpit.] [Representative Bill SHUSTER - reads the vote.] [Two CONGRESSMEN, Representative Peter DeFAZIO - back the bill.] [DC delegate Eleanor Holmes NORTON†, Representative Eddie Bernice JOHNSON†- oppose arming pilots.] [Senator Barbara BOXER - supports guns for pilots.] The support among pilots for being armed & the issue of air marshals on flights discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Davis, Patty

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