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A Closer Look (Airport Security) #836624

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) New efforts to improve airline security in the US introduced; statistics on the number of airport screeners cited.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The screening of the behavior of airport passengers examined; details given about what kinds of suspicious behavior the Transportation Security Administration is looking for in the SPOT program; scenes shown of screener training. [TSA security supervisor Waverly COUSIN†- talks about the training to detect a suicide bomber.] [Former FBI agent Jack CLOONAN†- says terrorists may be being impeded.] [TSA field operations director Earl MORRIS†- says we have to be flexible in response to threats.]

Gibson, Charles;
Thomas, Pierre

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