Electronic Surveillance Authority, Part 1

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on “Wartime Executive Power and the NSA’s Surveillance Authority.” Attorney… read more

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on “Wartime Executive Power and the NSA’s Surveillance Authority.” Attorney General Gonzales testified about executive authority under the Constitution and the Patriot Act, efforts to gather intelligence on terrorist cells operating inside and outside the United States, the role of congressional oversight activities, and the operations of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

The hearing began with a debate on whether to hear the attorney general’s testimony under oath. The committee resolved not to administer an oath. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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191047-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 6, 2006
Last Aired:
Jul 9, 2007

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  • Feb 06, 2006 | 9:28am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 06, 2006 | 12:56pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Feb 12, 2006 | 10:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 09, 2007 | 11:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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