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The NSA and Domestic Surveillance

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The NSA and Domestic Surveillance

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The NSA and Domestic Surveillance

The NSA and Domestic Surveillance

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President Bush says he ordered the National Security Agency to monitor international telephone calls and e-mails of hundreds of Americans without first obtaining warrants. Experts and callers discuss security and civil liberty concerns, as well as the constitutional and political implications of the policy.

Guests:

Ronald Kessler, former Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reporter; author of The CIA at War: Inside the Secret Campaign Against Terror

Tom Rosensteil, director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism; vice chairman of the Committee of Concerned Journalists

Aziz Huq, associate counsel with the Liberty & National Security Project at NYU's Brennan Center for Justice; clerked for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during the October 2003 term of the Supreme Court

David Savage, legal correspondent for the Los Angeles Times