Long lines at the security checkpoint at Denver's airport.
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Long lines at the security checkpoint at Denver's airport.

Many air travelers are experiencing long lines and headaches as extreme delays continue at airport security checkpoints across the country. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told reporters this week that he doesn't want Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to become a poster child for stalled traveler traffic. Barbara Peterson, an aviation correspondent for Conde Nast Traveler, gives her perspective on the congestion. She talks with On Second Thought host Celeste Headlee.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zZiJ3wpSJw#action=shareLong security lines at airports have forced hundreds of passengers to miss their flights. NPR's David Greene talks to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson about what is being done.