Combating Terrorism

Following Attorney General Gonzales' defense of domestic surveillance programs by the Bush administration in efforts to combat terrorism,… read more

Following Attorney General Gonzales' defense of domestic surveillance programs by the Bush administration in efforts to combat terrorism, legal scholars talked to students about the remarks and legal issues surrounding the surveillance programs. Among the topics they addressed were legal requirements to seek permission from federal courts for such actions, the role of commander-in-chief and executive powers in times of war, and potential abuses of the intelligence. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
190861-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 24, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 26, 2006

Airing Details

  • Jan 24, 2006 | 11:06am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 24, 2006 | 10:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 25, 2006 | 6:57pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 26, 2006 | 3:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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