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A Closer Look (Terror Drill) #728570

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 16, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at what this week's terrorism drill revealed about homeland security introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The assessment of the terrorism drill presented; scenes shown from the mock biological attack in Chicago & a radiological attack in Seattle. [Secretary of Homeland Security Tom RIDGE - comments on reviewing the exercises.] [Center for Strategic & International Studies Phil ANDERSON†, Nuclear Threat Initiative co-chairman Sam NUNN†- say future exercises need to have less surprises.] [RIDGE - explains people had to understand this was a test.] [National Terrorism Commission chairman James GILMORE†- raises the question of using the military in a domestic setting.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Thomas, Pierre
Duration:
00:02:10

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