Conflict & Justice

The Technology of the Boston Bombing Manhunt


Manhunt - Boston Bombers (Photo: NOVA)

On Wednesday, the PBS science program NOVA looks at how law enforcement tried to use cutting edge facial-recognition technology to track down the Boston bombers.

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NOVA Correspondent Miles O'Brien talks with anchor Marco Werman about the new monitoring technology being deployed in an attempt to prevent future attacks, and why he's uncomfortable with it.