National Security Agency Spy Center

James Bamford talked about his Wired.com article on the National Security Agency (NSA), “The NSA Is Building the Country’s… read more

James Bamford talked about his Wired.com article on the National Security Agency (NSA), “The NSA Is Building the Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)", and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The NSA’s stated purpose of the building is to "intercept, decipher, analyze, and store vast swaths of the world’s communications as they zap down from satellites and zip through the underground and undersea cables of international, foreign, and domestic networks.” The heavily fortified $2 billion center will debut in September 2013.

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles. close

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

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National Security Agency Spy Center

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305522-5
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Call-In
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Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 18, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 2012

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  • Apr 18, 2012 | 9:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 2012 | 12:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2012 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2012 | 2:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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