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In Depth (Homeland Security: Terror Alert) #723018

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 27, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The government's reduction of the terror alert level from orange to yellow noted.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The reasons for first raising & now lowering the terror alert level examined; details given of the positions held by Attorney General John Ashcroft, Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge & CIA director George Tenet. [US Park Police deputy chief Dwight PETTIFORD†- says staffing adjustments are being made.] [New Haven, Connecticut, Mayor John DeSTEFANO†- says Americans cannot be expected to maintain a high level of alert.] [US Chamber of Commerce Col. Karen DOUGHTERY†- says businesses want the economy protected.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete

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