Surveillance Law: What's in It?

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President Bush signed legislation Sunday setting legal parameters for foreign intelligence surveillance conducted by the National Security Agency.

The new law allows the government to eavesdrop without a warrant on communications between Americans and people reasonably believed to be outside the United States.

Siobhan Gorman, intelligence correspondent at The Baltimore Sun, talks with Andrea Seabrook.



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