Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs and the USA… read more

Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs and the USA FREEDOM Act, which he co-wrote. The bill was intended to rein in the National Security Agency’s collection of Americans' telephone records as well as its searches of electronic mail and social networking sites. He was a co-author of the PATRIOT Act in 2001, and the plan for the new bill is to correct some of the practices that had sprung from that act. After the interview the reporters discussed his responses with the host. close

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Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

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Program ID:
316247-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 17, 2013
Last Aired:
Nov 18, 2013

Airing Details

  • Nov 17, 2013 | 1:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 17, 2013 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 17, 2013 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 17, 2013 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 17, 2013 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 17, 2013 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 18, 2013 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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