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Homeland Security in the Digital Age

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Homeland Security in the Digital Age

Homeland Security in the Digital Age

Homeland Security in the Digital Age

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President Bush says intercepting Americans' phone calls and e-mails without warrants is necessary in an age of terrorism and high technology. What effect does changing technology have on national security?

Guests:

Timothy Naftali, intelligence historian at the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs; author of Blind Spot: The Secret History of American Counterterrorism

Jim Bamford, author of Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency and The Puzzle Palace: Inside the National Security Agency, America's Most Secret Intelligence Organization

Paul Bradley, Ph.D., principal, data-mining technology at Apollo Data Technologies

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