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Terrorism / Airline Security / Foreign Flights #745059

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 29, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The government’s order for foreign airlines in US airspace to increase security on certain flights because of the threat of a terror attack by Al Qaeda examined. [Secretary of Homeland Security Tom RIDGE – comments on the goal to have armed air marshals on “flights of interest.”] [British Airline Pilots Assn. Jim McAUSLAN†- expresses concern about guns on aircraft.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Nevada’s plan to close the airspace over the Las Vegas strip on New Year’s Eve, and the FBI’s warning to be alert for people carrying almanacs because information in the books could be used in planning a terrorist attack noted.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Martin, David
Duration:
00:02:50

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