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Terrorism Drill / Seattle, Washington / Homeland Security #728268

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 12, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Seattle: Bob Orr) The Department of Homeland Security’s mock terror attack on Seattle, aimed at testing response, featured; scenes shown of emergency workers responding. [Seattle Mayor Greg NICKELS†- says we’re trying to learn about our preparedness.] [FEMA director Mike BROWN†- comments on coordination between federal & local officials.] [Homeland security analyst John COHEN†- comments on the cost of the exercise.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The cost for state & local governments of providing homeland security featured; potential targets in Los Angeles listed. [Los Angeles Mayor James HAHN†- says preparing for a terror attack is different from dealing with natural disasters.] [Los Angeles police chief William BRATTON†, Los Angeles County director of public health Dr. Jonathan FIELDING†- comment on financial shortfalls.]

Rather, Dan;
Orr, Bob;
Whitaker, Bill

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