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Terrorism / Alert Status / Al Qaeda / Saudi Arabia #728882

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush’s decision to raise the terror alert level to “orange” noted.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The reasoning behind the elevation of the alert status examined; details given about intelligence intercepts & interrogations of Al Qaeda operatives; FBI terror alert warning to police departments quoted. [Undersecretary of Homeland Security Asa HUTCHINSON†- comments on the pattern of activity directed at the US.] [Anser Institute for Homeland Security Randall LARSEN†- comments on what may be a new style of attack for Al Qaeda.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The belief that a terror attack is very imminent discussed.

Rather, Dan;
Orr, Bob;
Martin, David

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