Season 29, Episode 6 Are We Safer?
First Aired: January 18, 2011
Washington Post reporter Dana Priest examines the terrorism-industrial complex that was born in the aftermath of 9/11. Included: the late-2010 mail bomb threats from Al Qaeda in Yemen; concerns about homegrown terrorists. Also: the expanding reach of homeland security, fusion centers, battlefield technologies and data collecting into the lives of everyday Americans.
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- Premise: PBS's primary public-affairs documentary series, `Frontline' focuses on one (usually timely) topic each program. Overseen since its inception by executive producer David Fanning, it has been honored regularly over the years, winning 34 DuPont-Columbia awar… (more)