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The Faa And Airline Safety

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The Faa And Airline Safety

The Faa And Airline Safety

The Faa And Airline Safety

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Demands to tighten airline security have reached a fever pitch since the explosion of TWA Flight 800. Experts say U.S. airports do not have sufficient technology to detect bombs or other explosives, but where should the burden of increased security fall: on the government, or on the airlines? Cost is also an issue in the debate...are travelers willing to pay more for quality and safety? Join Ray Suarez for a discussion of the industry's options with Representative James Overstar and airline officials on the next Talk of the Nation. Guests: Representative James Oberstar Democrat from Minnesota's 8th District Ranking Minority Member House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Washington, D.C. Others TBA Guest 1 Guest 2 Listeners call in

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