TSA: Airport screening is about "war," not "theater"

08/3/2009 | CBS News

The CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes on Sunday rebroadcast a December 2008 investigation into TSA screening procedures at U.S. airports. Though some critics have said the checkpoint routine amounts to little more than "security theater," outgoing TSA Administrator Kip Hawley told reporter Leslie Stahl that the delays and inconveniences are necessary to keep the public safe from terrorists. "This is war. These people are trying to kill us. They got on the planes on September 11th, 2001, killed 3,000 people. And they will do it again as many times as they can," he said.

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