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Terrorism / Threat Level / Security Procedures #729691

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 30, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeanne Meserve) Department of Homeland Security's lowering of the terrorism threat level from orange to yellow after the Memorial Day weekend featured; details given of continued concern about vehicle suicide bombings & of the dispersal of some federal money to the local level. [New York Governor George PATAKI - says security costs hundreds of millions of dollars.] [Boca Raton, Florida, Mayor Steven ABRAMS†- says we have developed strategies to minimize costs.] [New York police commissioner Raymond KELLY††- outlines how resources will be used.] The concerns that the cities & the people are taking threat alerts less seriously discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Warning from the American Embassy in Israel against Americans travelling to Israel & the Palestinian territories reported; scenes shown of President Bush arrived in Poland en route to the Middle East summit meetings.

Brown, Aaron;
Meserve, Jeanne

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