Big Op-Ed: Shifting Opinions On Surveillance Cameras

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Read The Full Opinion Pieces

Farhad Manjoo,, "We Need More Cameras, And We Need Them Now"
Falguni A. Sheth and Robert E. Prasch,, "In Boston, Our Bloated Surveillance State Didn't Work"
Gordon Crovitz, Wall Street Journal, "In Praise of Surveillance Cameras"

Investigators in the Boston Marathon bombings were able to identify the suspects using footage from surveillance cameras. Some believe that this shows the need for surveillance cameras in public spaces, while others believe that such cameras encroach on our civil liberties.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.