World Terror Threat Affects Mardi Gras Planning

Mardi Gras 2015 is less than a month away and comes against the backdrop of heightened concerns over international terrorism. Planners of Fat Tuesday events in New Orleans are working with the FBI and monitoring potential threats to the annual celebrations and parades leading up to the start of Lent.

ABC’s Jim Ryan has a look at the security preparations for Mardi Gras.

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