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Lackawanna's Suspected Terrorists

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Lackawanna's Suspected Terrorists

Lackawanna's Suspected Terrorists

Lackawanna's Suspected Terrorists

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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Lowell Bergman, producer and correspondent for PBS's Frontline, about The New York Times article he wrote with Matthew Purdy about recruits from Lackawanna. Bergman's article recounts a sting operation that preemptively identified and arrested suspected terrorists from Lackawanna, but also raises questions over the characterization of all the Lackawanna detainees as terrorists. A documentary based on the same material as this article is scheduled to air Thursday on PBS.