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Terrorism / Bomb Plot #978718

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 31, 2010
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The analysis of explosive packages shipped to the US featured; details given about the bombs in toner cartridges in laser printers including powdered explosive designed to bring down the planes, how the bombs were addressed to Chicago synagogues, the arrest of a student in Yemen and plans to monitor cargo out of Yemen. [White House homeland security adviser John BRENNAN†- talks about the attack intentions via shipping.] [Congregation Or Chadash Rabbi Larry EDWARDS†- says our activities will go on unchanged.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(New York: Peter Alexander) The security gap in examining cargo shipped on commercial flights examined; scenes shown from the Newark airport; details given about package shipping on both passenger and commercial planes and the screening systems. [At the airport, Louis THOMAS, PASSENGER - comment.] [NBC terrorism analyst Roger CRESSEY†- says cargo security needs to be prioritized.] [Former LAX security chief Erroll SOUTHERS†- says we cannot stop an attack 100 percent.]

Holt, Lester;
Williams, Pete;
Alexander, Peter

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