Jan 18, 2011
In this clip from “Are We Safer,” The Washington Post’s Dana Priest investigates the reach of homeland security into the lives of ordinary Americans. Watch “Are We Safer?” on PBS Jan. 18.
FRONTLINE launches its new monthly magazine program with three reports, led by “Are We Safer?” In this first story, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Dana Priest investigates the terrorism-industrial complex that grew up in the wake of 9/11. Against a backdrop of recent mail bomb threats from Al Qaeda in Yemen and growing concerns about homegrown terrorists, Priest explores the growing reach of homeland security, fusion centers, battlefield technologies, and data collecting into the lives of ordinary Americans.
Watch on air and online beginning Tuesday, January 18 at 9 pm ET on PBS.