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Terrorism / Air Marshals #888598

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 25, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Special investigation unit report introduced.

(Washington: Drew Griffin) CNN report on the absence of air marshals on most plane flights examined; scenes shown from Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport and from a training video; details given about the drop in the number of federal air marshals. [In shadow with voices disguised, two air MARSHALS, PILOT - say the low numbers of marshals used are embarrassing.] What "covering" a flight means discussed. [Airline Pilots Security Alliance Capt. Dave MACKETT†- downplays the Federal Air Marshal Service numbers.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:06:40

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