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Airport Security / Confiscated Weapons #739638

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Oct 11, 2003
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(Reagan National Airport: Kathleen Koch) The Transportation Security Administration’s controversial plan to unload weapons confiscated at airport screening points featured; scenes shown of the myriad of banned items seized at airports. [Three PASSENGERS – describe what was taken from them.] [TSA spokesman Brian TURMAIL†- explains hiring an independent contractor.] [Senator Ron WYDEN†- suggests the task could be done more cost-efficiently.] [Two PASSENGERS, National Taxpayers Union John BERTHOUD†- suggest ways to dispose of the items.]

Lin, Carol;
Koch, Kathleen

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