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Terrorism / Alert Status / Security #721232

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Bush’s order to raise the terror alert level to “orange” noted.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The warning signs that Al Qaeda is planning an attack examined; possible targets listed. [Attorney General John ASHCROFT – says Al Qaeda may attempt to attack Americans in the US or abroad around the end of the hajj.] [FBI director Robert MUELLER††- encourages the public to be alert for suspicious activity.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The State Department’s authorization of departures for non-emergency American personnel from US embassies overseas reported.

(New York: Kelly O’Donnell) The effect of the heightened security level on most Americans featured. [On the street, MAN – comments.] [Secretary of Homeland Security Tom RIDGE – cites precautions for families.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG†- says “live your lives.”]

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete;
O’Donnell, Kelly

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