2002 Salt Lake City Olympics ramps up security
The Olympics brings together large crowds and a huge international audience to the world stage — an irresistible opportunity for anyone wanting to make a public statement. Terrorism was first visited on the Olympics at Munich in 1972 and fears it would happen again escalated after the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Today, security measures include bomb squads, surveillance cameras, metal detectors and armed guards, to name but a few.
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: Feb. 6, 2002
Guest(s): Robert Flowers, Don Johnson, Jim Thorne, Chris Thorpe
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: Ian Hanomansing
Last updated: February 15, 2012
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