Profiling

Profiling

Heightened security across the country is prompting accusations of ethnic profiling, especially at the airports. A panel talks about whether these approaches discriminate against some Americans, and whether or not they're keeping the US...

Heightened security across the country is prompting accusations of ethnic profiling, especially at the airports. A panel talks about whether these approaches discriminate against some Americans, and whether or not they're keeping the US safe.

Additional information:
If you feel you have been subject to discrimination on a commercial flight, you can file a complaint with the Civil Rights Commission by calling 1-866-76-USCCR / 1-866-768-7227 / (hearing impaired: 1-800-877-8339), or by sending an e-mail to ocre02@attglobal.net. You can also file a complaint with the Department of Transportation's Aviation Consumer Protection Division by calling 202-366-2220.

Guests

James Zogby

president of the Arab-American Institute

Linda Chavez

political activist, author

Douglas Laird

former director of security for Northwest Airlines and former Secret Service agent; vice president of BGI International Consulting Services

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