CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 31, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.
(New York: Jim Acosta) The safeguards against terrorism this New Year’s Eve featured; scenes shown of crowds in Times Square in New York City and of former POW Spc. Shoshana Johnson’s appearance as guest of honor; Representative Christopher Shays’ disparaging remarks about the terror threat in Times Square quoted. [Monday, Secretary of Homeland Security Tom RIDGE – encourages Americans to go forward with their holiday plans.] [From “The Early Show,” New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG – responds to Shays.] [Kroll, Inc. security consultant Tim HORNER- says he would shy away from large crowds.] [NYC TOURIST – comments.]
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