U.S. Tightens Security for Olympic Athletes Amid heightened fears of terrorism, U.S. Olympic officials take special measures to assure the security of American athletes at the Summer Games in Athens. One source working in security planning says athletes within the protected perimeter of the Olympic village will likely be safer than tourists at hotels and nightclubs. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.
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U.S. Tightens Security for Olympic Athletes

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U.S. Tightens Security for Olympic Athletes

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U.S. Tightens Security for Olympic Athletes

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Amid heightened fears of terrorism, U.S. Olympic officials take special measures to assure the security of American athletes at the Summer Games in Athens. One source working in security planning says athletes within the protected perimeter of the Olympic village will likely be safer than tourists at hotels and nightclubs. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.