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America On Alert / Airport Security / Technology #653592

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 25, 2001
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) How new biometric technology for airport security works examined; details given of civil liberty concerns about a screening machine that can recognize photos of terrorists. [Pelco CEO David McDONALD - shows a picture of Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden.] [Fresno, California, Mayor Alan AUTRY - boasts we will have the safest airport.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Barry STEINHARDT - says people will be misidentified.] [Key3Media CEO Frederic ROSEN, Electronic Data Systems Jim DULLUM - comment on security.]

Lewis, George;
Seigenthaler, John

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