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12 Ways to Make America Safer (Part VI) #765625

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 12, 2004
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Special series on homeland security introduced. {Note: Local weather bulletin on screen.}

(Washington: Mike Kirsch) The danger of a terrorist attack on America's freight trains featured; scenes shown of the railroads near Washington, DC; details given of security measures being considered by the Department of Homeland Security & the Transportation Safety Administration, including re-routing toxic chemical cars. [US Naval Research Lab's Jay BORIS††- speculates on casualties from a chlorine tanker.] [Emergency management consultant Fred MILLAR‡- suggests an alternative route for trains around DC.] [CSX Transportation spokesman Skip ELLIOT††- comments on safety & security & re-routing freight cars.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Kirsch, Mike

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