Presidential Authority and NSA Surveillance

The panelists discussed the recent controversy surrounding the Bush administration’s surveillance by the National Security Agency… read more

The panelists discussed the recent controversy surrounding the Bush administration’s surveillance by the National Security Agency without warrants. Topics included the legality of the domestic surveillance, its constitutionality, its effect on counterterrorism resources, and its impact on civil liberties and Fourth Amendment rights. Marvin Kalb moderated the meeting. After some discussion the panelists answered audience members' questions.

The ACLU called the forum a ‘town hall meeting.’ close

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  • Dean, John W. Counsel (Former) White House
  • DeRosa, Mary Senior Fellow Center for Strategic and International Studies->Technology and Public Policy Program
  • Fredrickson, Caroline Director American Civil Liberties Union->Washington Legislative Office
  • Harper, Jim Director Cato Institute->Information Policy Studies
  • Kalb, Marvin Senior Fellow Harvard University->Shorenstein (Joan) Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy
  • Romero, Anthony D. Executive Director American Civil Liberties Union
  • Tribe, Laurence H. Professor Harvard University->Law School
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Presidential Authority and NSA Surveillance

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Program ID:
191275-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 20, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 22, 2006

Airing Details

  • Feb 20, 2006 | 11:09am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 2006 | 8:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2006 | 12:23am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2006 | 5:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 2006 | 5:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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