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Airport Security / Screening #986431

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 23, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Map shown of air travel over the US.

(Reagan National Airport: Pete Williams) Calls for airline passengers to opt out of full body scans tomorrow and demand pat-downs featured. [National Opt-Out Day advocate James BABB†- says we want to put them in a position where they must accommodate travelers that refuse to be abused.] [Conservative activist Kent SCHEIDEGGER†- opposes Opt-Out Day.] [Mother Sandy SZUMILOSKI†- notes concern about a pat-down for her autistic son.] [TSA administrator John PISTOLE - comments on possible modifications to the pat-down.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The TSA’s admission that many government officials, including Representative John Boehner, are exempt from security screening noted.

Williams, Brian;
Williams, Pete

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