Protests Against TSA Screenings

Protests Against TSA Screenings

An estimated twenty four million people are flying over the Thanksgiving holiday, but an already tough travel week may be even worse this year. Passengers, lawmakers, and civil rights groups are among those objecting to the Transportation...

An estimated twenty four million people are flying over the Thanksgiving holiday, but an already tough travel week may be even worse this year. Passengers, lawmakers, and civil rights groups are among those objecting to the Transportation Security Administration‘s new screening procedures which include full body scans and aggressive pat-downs. Some have called for a boycott of full body scans on Wednesday and others have filed lawsuits against the agency. Diane and guests take a look at what this means for the busy travel season.

Guests

John Pistole

Administrator, Transportation Security Administration

Scott McCartney

travel editor and "The Middle Seat" columnist for "The Wall Street Journal"

Marc Rotenberg

executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and professor of information technology law at Georgetown University Law Center

David Brenner

Higgins Professor of Radiation Biophysics, Director of Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Medical Center

Frank Cilluffo

director, Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington University.

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