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Airport Security / Screening #986305

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 19, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) AAA prediction on Thanksgiving air travel cited; map shown of body scanner installations.

(Miami International Airport: Kelly Cobiella) The backlash against the TSA’s airport body scans and pat-downs examined; passenger John Tyner†’s cell phone video shown; statistics on screening at LaGuardia and O’Hare airports cited. [Flight attendant Cathy BOSSI††- recounts having to show her prosthetic breast to a TSA agent.] [Airline traveler Anne SCHREIFELS†- react to the security procedures.] [Rapiscan Systems Peter KANT†, MAN – comment on radiation concerns.] [TSA administrator John PISTOLE†- defends the procedures.] Viewer Facebook comments and complaints against the TSA discussed.

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(London: Elizabeth Palmer) Airport security strategies in other countries examined; scenes shown from airports in Europe and Israel; details given about passenger interrogations in Israel and a new body scanner being used in Holland. [Aviation security expert Chris YATES†- compares pat-downs in Europe to the US; notes Israel’s techniques would not work on a larger scale.]

Couric, Katie;
Cobiella, Kelly;
Palmer, Elizabeth

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