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Discussion on Airport Security Versus Civil Liberties Hosted by Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, September 9, 2004

WHO: Richard Ahlborn, assistant federal security director of the Transportation Security Administration, Albany International Airport, and Melanie Trimble, executive director of the New York Civil Liberties Union.
WHAT: Ahlborn and Trimble will discuss “Airport Security in the 2000s: How Far Shall We Go?”

11 a.m., Tuesday, September 14


Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium
Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy

DETAILS: The discussion, part of Hudson Valley’s Voices: A Library Lecture Series, will center around the federal initiative that proposes to develop a nationwide database and identification program that will verify passenger identity prior to boarding a commercial aircraft. A question-and-answer session will follow.