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Terrorism / Alert Level #744445

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) President Bush’s decision to raise the nation’s terror alert level featured; details given about Al Qaeda messages intercepted by British intelligence suggesting airplanes may be used in attacks against the US. [BUSH – says Americans need to know governments are working hard to protect citizens.] [Rand Corp. senior analyst Steven SIMON†- says the group is committed to attacking America on its own soil.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Axelrod) The security measures put in place due to the elevated terror alert featured; scenes shown from New York City, San Francisco, Atlanta and Washington, DC. [On the street, several PEOPLE – react to the terror threat.] [Terrorism expert Robert STRANG†- comments on the importance of looking for any potential problems.]

Roberts, John;
Stewart, Jim;
Axelrod, Jim

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