Tsa Chief Promises Fewer Patdowns

TSA chief promises fewer patdowns

CNN asks the Transportation Security Administration chief about aviation security threats, new airport screening procedures and what he's thankful for this Thanksgiving.

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  • New TSA rules on knives draw fire from 9/11 kin
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