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Airport Security / Screening / A Discussion #980556

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 22, 2010
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(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) A look at new airport security scanners and reports on how they won't detect terrorist bombs introduced; photos shown of pat-downs while complaints are reviewed. [On CNN, TSA administrator John PISTOLE - outlines the screening options for passengers.] Sample scans shown. [Arizona State University professor Peter REZ†- gives an example of explosives not detected by a scanner.]

(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Live discussion held with CNN's Fran Townsend and "The Atlantic"'s James Fallows airport scanners and the backlash. [TOWNSEND - outlines what is detected/not detected by the scanners; notes there is private screening in other international airports, so the US system has to be made less invasive.] [FALLOWS - offers views on the proportion in screening in the anti-terrorism fight; comments on the "social tragedy" of risk vs. civil liberties.]

Gupta, Sanjay

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