Growing Tab

Tyre, Peg
November 2001
Newsweek;11/5/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 19, p10
Reports on the financial cost of responding to terrorist threats in the United States. Money spent on false alarms; Local law enforcement and rescue personnel straining budgets; Expenditures of various U.S. cities, including Atlanta, Georgia, and St. Paul, Minnesota.


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