February 9, 2014
Not everyone’s story of being stopped and searched by the Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, makes national news.
But when Phyllis Chesler, 72, a noted academic and author, was detained by TSA officials at New York City’s JFK Airport and her bags searched – reportedly because she was caught reading a Jewish newspaper – several prominent outlets published her tale.
Now for the first time, Chesler has publicly commented on the incident, explaining what happened to her in an exclusive interview on Aaron Klein’s WABC Radio show.
This article was posted: Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 7:28 pm