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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 12, 2006
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The arrest of 23 suspects in Britain in connection with a terrorist plot to blow up transAtlantic airplanes reported.

(London: Lisa Myers) The differences between the US & Britain over the timing of the foiling of the terrorist plot examined; scenes shown of forensic teams searching & of lines at London's Heathrow Airport; details given about the reasons for the different positions & of the newspapers' pillorying of British Prime Minister Tony Blair for staying on vacation. [Terrorism analyst Michael SHEEHAN†- suggests he would have waited longer.] [Military analyst retired Lt. Col. Rick FRANCONA†- says Americans are gun shy since 9/11.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Live interview held with terrorism analyst Roger Cressey about terrorism; "New York Times" criticism of the Department of Homeland Security quoted. [From Washington, CRESSEY - says the DHS has been reactive instead of pro-active & is not coming up with new technology.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Tomorrow's coverage of the topic on "Meet the Press" noted.

(LaGuardia Airport, New York: Ron Allen) The situation at the nation's airports examined; scenes shown from LaGuardia Airport; details given about the new rules & how it might affect business travel & airport businesses. [Passenger David BUENROSTRO†- comments.] ["Today" travel editor Peter GREENBERG†- says we are a nation of travelers.] [Crabtree & Evelyn's Amy TIDWELL†- comments on business.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Myers, Lisa;
Allen, Ron

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