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Domestic Surveillance, Pro and Con

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Domestic Surveillance, Pro and Con

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Domestic Surveillance, Pro and Con

Domestic Surveillance, Pro and Con

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The White House is organizing a series of public events to explain why domestic wire-tapping is necessary in the fight against terrorism. What are the arguments for and against government eavesdropping on American citizens?

Guests:

David Savage, legal correspondent for the Los Angeles Times.

David Cole, professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center; author of Terrorism and the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the name of National Security.

Robert Turner, co-founder and associate director of the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia.