TITLE

Making Black Magic

AUTHOR(S)
KIMERY, ANTHONY
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
HS Today;Aug2008, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the possibility for terrorists to use magic to do things like sneak explosives on board an aircraft. Prestidigitator Harry Anderson says it is possible that terrorists could get mileage out of misdirection and using self-working gimmicks and tricks. Another prestidigitator, Bob Caldwell, adds terrorists could use combinations of sleights, misdirection and illusions to carry out an attack. INSETS: Classic black magic;Technological fixes.
ACCESSION #
34906608

 

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