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The Homeland Security State36:17

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photoLife in the maximum security state. Offices and shopping malls could be "soft targets" for terrorism. The answer could be perpetual electronic surveillance and rifle-toting guards everywhere. Is this where you want to live?


Matthew Brzezinski, contributing editor for The New York Times Magazine and author of "The Homeland Security State: How Far Should We Go?"

David Cole, professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, and author of "Terrorism and the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National Security"

This program aired on February 25, 2003.

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