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Airport Security / Body Scanners #968574

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 17, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The security breach at Los Angeles International Airport involving a wheelchair passenger noted.

(Billerica, Massachusetts: Tom Costello) The radiation risk from full body scanners used at some airports examined; details given about backscatter technology; diagrams shown. [Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Dr. Max ROSEN††- comments.] [American Science and Engineering Joe REISS†- says this technology can go a long way in closing the security gap.] [Columbia University professor David BRENNER†- says the concerns relate to a very small risk applied to a very large population.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom

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