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FBI / Mueller Letter / "Watch List" / Iqbal #715021

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 22, 2002
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Letter from FBI director Robert Mueller† to the FBI about the transformation at the agency since September 11 quoted. The FBI's watch list for possible terrorist described.

(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Deborah Feyerick) The problems for computer software expert Asif Iqbal† because his name is on the FBI watch list featured; scenes shown of Iqbal at the airport. [IQBAL - says the treatment at the airlines is embarrassing; states there is nothing he can do because the computer "locks up" from his name.] [Immigration attorney Sohail MOHAMMED†- says government agencies did not know how to share the information.] [MUELLER - says cleared names come off the watch list.] [IQBAL - questions the system.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Feyerick, Deborah

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