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Starting Friday, Oct. 1, ABC's Nightline will air a five-part series on how a major American city would handle a biological warfare attack by terrorists. Host
ABC's <+>Biowar<+> tells of America's preparedness for terrorist attacks

Rowan University expert on domestic terrorism
available for analysis and interviews


Starting Friday, Oct. 1, ABC's <+>Nightline<+> will air a five-part series on how a major American city would
handle a biological warfare attack by terrorists. Host Ted Koppel will report each night as if the attack
actually happened, a la <+>War of the Worlds.<+>

<+>Biowar,<+> will air on Friday and continue Tuesday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Oct. 8. According to
newspaper accounts, the series promises to be provocative and disturbing.

Dr. Robert S. Fleming, Rowan University professor, is available for analysis of the series and interviews
about the government's emergency response plans.

Fleming has:

? Served on the U.S. Department of Justice Stakeholders Group which presented a comprehensive
set of recommendations for addressing domestic terrorism to Attorney General Janet Reno and
FEMA Director James Lee Witt

? Served on the U.S. Department of Justice panel that recommended awarding $12 million in
equipment grants for terrorism preparedness to the nation's 120 largest cities and counties

? Conducted research on terrorism preparedness and developed a model for assessing organizational
vulnerability to acts of terrorism.

Fleming may be contacted by calling:

? 856-256-4450 (work)