The National Security Agency Before and After September 11, 2001
A collection of segments from Book TV programs features author talks about publishing government secrets and the history and function of… read more
A collection of segments from Book TV programs features author talks about publishing government secrets and the history and function of the National Security Agency (NSA) from before and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Segments included in this program are:
James Bamford on his book Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency in program 170569-1,
Matthew Aid on his book The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security Agency in program 294938-1,
Patrick Radden Keefe on his book Chatter: Dispatches from the Secret World of Global Eavesdropping in program 185888-1,
and Dana Priest being interviewed by Douglas Feith about her book Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State in program
301319-1, “After Words with Dana Priest.”
Each of these programs is available to watch in full online. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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