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A Closer Look (2004: Contingency Plans) #759181

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 12, 2004
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(Los Angeles: Peter Jennings) Contingency plans in case the 2004 presidential election is interrupted by a terrorist attack introduced; letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge from Election Assistance Committee DeForest Soaries† quoted.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The legal issues raised about postponing elections examined. [September 11, 2001, New York Governor George PATAKI - states he has suspended primary elections.] [Terrorism consultant Richard CLARKE†- says plans are needed.] [Former deputy attorney general George TERWILLIGER†, Brookings Inst. Thomas MANN†- offer views on a disruption of the normal democratic process.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Thomas, Pierre
Duration:
00:02:20

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