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Panic Study / McIntyre Interview #709152

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 2002
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeanne Meserve) The sociological research into panic examined; film clips shown from "The War of the Worlds" & "Titanic" to illustrate panic & from the Dark Winter terrorism exercise. [Johns Hopkins University department of epidemiology Thomas GLASS†. Monica SCHOCH-SPANA†- say panic is rare in major emergencies.] [Millersville University Henry FISCHER†- comments on people's reactions.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Anser Institute for Homeland Security's David McIntyre about panic. [From Washington, McINTYRE - says panic is limited to a short period of time when it does happen; states the importance of the government getting information out fast to prevent the people from panicking; notes all mayors should be prepared to communicate information to the people to gain cooperation; offers his view on how people reacted on September 11.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Meserve, Jeanne

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