How Effective Is High-Tech Screening for Fliers?

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Experts insist that air travel can't be completely safe and that breaches of security are inevitable. But every incident inspires a re-examination of the costs and benefits of available options. Even before the President announced his review of the attempted bombing on Christmas Day, debate had begun over airport security in the US and around the world. Tom Frank of USA Today has more on what works as well as the costs, in both money and privacy?

Credits

Guest:
Tom Frank - Reporter, USA Today

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner