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PBS News Hour Special On TSA Body Scanners

Posted By admin On December 2, 2011 @ 10:04 am In Multimedia | Comments Disabled

PBS [1]
December 2, 2011

As millions of Americans take to the skies for holiday travel, some scientists have raised concerns about the small dose of ionizing radiation emitted by backscatter full-body scanners used to screen passengers at U.S. airports. In partnership with ProPublica, Miles O\’Brien examines what we do and don\’t know about the machines.


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[1] PBS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J71G5mCZ6I0&feature=player_embedded

[2] TSA pulls naked body scanners out of key airports; still refuses to submit to third-party safety testing: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tsa-pulls-naked-body-scanners-out-of-key-airports-still-refuses-to-submit-to-third-party-safety-testing.html

[3] TSA Puts Off Safety Study of X-ray Body Scanners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tsa-puts-off-safety-study-of-x-ray-body-scanners.html

[4] Radiation doctor says TSA naked body scanners can cause cancer: http://www.prisonplanet.com/radiation-doctor-says-tsa-naked-body-scanners-can-cause-cancer.html

[5] There is ‘no safe dose of radiation’ from TSA naked body scanners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/there-is-no-safe-dose-of-radiation-from-tsa-naked-body-scanners.html

[6] TSA Removes Controversial X-Ray Scanners From Major Airports: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tsa-removes-controversial-x-ray-scanners-from-major-airports.html

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