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NPR News Special: Airport Security

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NPR News Special: <i>Airport Security</i>

NPR News Special: Airport Security

NPR News Special: Airport Security

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests:

Robert Poole
* Director of Transportation Studies, Reason Public Policy Institute

Congressman John Mica (R-FL)
* Republican Congressman from Florida's 7th District
* Chairman, House Subcommittee on Aviation

BRIEFING BY ATTORNEY GENERAL, JOHN ASHCROFT AND FBI DIRECTOR, ROBERT MUELLER

Bob Miller
* Pilot for United Parcel Service - flies Boeing 757s and 767s
* Chairman of the Coalition of Airline Pilots Association

Elizabeth and Stephen Alderman
* Parents of Peter Craig Alderman, who died September 11th, in the World Trade Center attack

Today President Bush announces his plan to help make airports and airlines safe again for travel. There various proposals floating around including allowing pilots to carry firearms in the cockpit, and putting armed sky marshalls on planes. What will make you feel safe to travel again? A look at efforts to make air travel more secure. Join Neal Conan for NPR live special report.