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Commentary: Nordine's 'Colors' of Security

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Commentary: Nordine's 'Colors' of Security

Commentary: Nordine's 'Colors' of Security

Commentary: Nordine's 'Colors' of Security

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Sound artist and commentator Ken Nordine creates one of his trademark dialogues with himself about the choices of Homeland Security colors. He thinks there's a need for "in-between" colors — those more than orange but less than red. He offers a palette of tones for these levels of alert: mauve, fuscia and so on — and weighs how they'd go over.

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