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Terrorism / Alert Status / Security Weakness #729794

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 30, 2003
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(Studio: Jane Clayson) The lowering of the terror alert level to yellow by the Department of Homeland Security noted.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) A hole in the anti-terror security net featured; details given about the omission of names from the State Department’s terrorist watch list, including Adnan El Shukrijumah†, who is wanted by the FBI, from the background check list for gun stores. [Gun dealer Don DAVIS†- says people buy more guns when the terror alert level is raised.] [Senator Frank LAUTENBERG†- asks why we would want to shield a terrorist from being identified.]

Reporter(s):
Clayson, Jane;
Stewart, Jim
Duration:
00:02:20

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