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Terrorism / Security Alert #744623

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 23, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The third day of elevated alert status for a terrorist attack in the US introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) Anxiety about aircraft hijackings & the threat to chemical & nuclear plants & ports examined; details given of intelligence that Al Qaeda-trained pilots may be working for overseas airlines & of security measures in major cities. [Office of Public Health Preparedness Jerry HAUER†- outlines the "Tom Clancy" scenario.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says it is a serious situation.] [New York City police commissioner Raymond KELLY†- talks about police security.] [Louisiana department of homeland security retired Col. Jay MAYEAUX†- says infrastructure is threatened.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Raddatz, Martha

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