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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) Fears of a potential terrorist attack against the US in the event of war featured; details given of specific security measures in expectation of multiple attacks in major cities, around “high value” targets such as chemical & nuclear facilities and overseas. [California Governor Gray DAVIS, Secretary of Homeland Security Tom RIDGE - comment on security precautions.] [FBI counterterrorism expert John PISTOLE- says we expect Al Qaeda or other extremists will strike.] A standoff in Washington, DC, between police and a North Carolina tobacco farmer claiming to have explosives noted; scenes shown of the farmer’s tractor parked in a lake on the National Mall.
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Williams, Pete
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