British Security and National Security Agency Surveillance

Alan Rusbridger testified before the British Home Affairs Committee about his Guardian newspaper’s decision to publish leaked U.S.… read more

Alan Rusbridger testified before the British Home Affairs Committee about his Guardian newspaper’s decision to publish leaked U.S. National Security Agency surveillance files submitted by former government contractor Edward Snowden. The Guardian received heavy criticism for publishing intelligence information that British spy chiefs called “damaging” to British security. Mr. Rusbridger defended his newspaper’s actions, explained the reasons the Guardian printed the story, and said that any editor would have made the same decision. close

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  • Austin, Ian Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Dudley North
  • Blackwood, Nicola Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Oxford West and Abingdon
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British Security and National Security Agency Surveillance

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Program ID:
316604-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Dec 5, 2013
Last Aired:
Dec 26, 2013

Airing Details

  • Dec 05, 2013 | 11:53am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 07, 2013 | 6:41am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 08, 2013 | 9:36pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 09, 2013 | 12:36am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 2013 | 6:41pm EST | C-SPAN 3