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Spying on the Home Front

  • Aired: 05/15/2007
  • 54:57
  • Rating: NR
Is the Bush administration’s domestic war on terrorism jeopardizing our civil liberties? A look at how the NSA’s domestic surveillance program works – and how even former government intelligence officials worry that the combination of new security threats, advances in communications technologies, and radical interpretations of presidential authority may be threatening the privacy of Americans.
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Spying on the Home Front
In the war against terrorism, what’s the sacrifice Americans must make? Privacy?
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