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Lawmakers Push Back on Scope of NSA Surveillance Programs

  • Aired: 07/17/2013
  • 04:24
  • Expires: 08/16/2013
  • Rating: NR
At a hearing on Capitol Hill, Congress members debated the scope of domestic surveillance programs operated by National Security Agency in light of the recent disclosures made by whistleblower Edward Snowden. Meanwhile, Snowden officially applied for asylum in Russia in a handwritten note. Jeffrey Brown reports.
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