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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Seattle, Washington: Jeanne Meserve) A week-long, nationwide terror drill, called TOPOFF 2, involving simulated disasters in Seattle & Chicago, featured; details given about previous exercises. [Secretary of Homeland Security Tom RIDGE- recalls lessons of TOPOFF 1.] [Center for Strategic & International Studies Phil ANDERSON- says the drills are a fantastic way to identify gaps.] [Department of Health & Human Services Jerome HAUER- comments on “Dark Winter,” a smallpox exercise.] How the exercise will be assessed so that vulnerabilities will not be exposed to the world discussed.
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Meserve, Jeanne
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