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Airport Security: Ten Years Ago and Today

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New security measures for air travel have been implemented since Sept. 11.
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New security measures for air travel have been implemented since Sept. 11.

In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, Reagan National Airport was shuttered for 23 days while new security measures were implemented. Jim Hilgen speaks with local airport officials about that shut down, and the new measures that were put in place. He also takes the pulse of travelers, finding out their views on whether air travel is safer -- or just more inconvenient.

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