NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 27, 2007
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The possible impact of the new passport rules on air travellers featured; statistics cited to illustrate the low percentage of Americans with passports; details given about plans to extend the rules to land borders like Canada. [Customs & Border Protection Gurdit DHILLON†- backs the new rules.] [Canadian American Business Council Scotty GREENWOOD†- cites the concerns of commercial trucks getting stuck behind travellers.] The warning form hotel magnate Bill Marriott about the new requirements' effect on trade & tourism quoted. [Deputy assistant Secretary of State for passport services Frank MOSS†- says we will not strand American citizens around the world.]
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