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  • James Bamford on NSA Spying and Edward Snowden
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    James Bamford on NSA Spying and Edward Snowden

    Author James Bamford, who has written three books about the National Security Agency (NSA), talked about the history of NSA spying and the NSA’s surveillance of American citizens since the…

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  • Call In Surveillance Policy
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    James Bamford on Surveillance Policy

    Author James Bamford, who has written three books about the National Security Agency (NSA), talked about President Obama’s remarks on surveillance policy. A video clip was shown of President…

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  • James Bamford on Public Surveillance
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    James Bamford on Public Surveillance

    James Bamford talked about the history of government public surveillance programs, and recent revelations acknowledging the existence of on-going Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court…

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  • James Bamford on NSAs Surveillance of Phone Records
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    James Bamford on NSA's Surveillance of Phone Records

    Writer James Bamford spoke via telephone about reports that a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) judge ordered Verizon in April of this year to turn over records of all phone…

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  • National Security Agency Spy Center
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    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 Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)", and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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  • After Words with James Bamford
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    After Words with James Bamford

    James Bamford talked about The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America (Doubleday; October 14, 2008). In his book, James Bamford takes a behind-the-scenes look at the…

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  • Domestic Surveillance Program
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    Domestic Surveillance Program

    Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee held a public meeting at which witnesses testified about the Bush administration’s use of domestic surveillance in efforts to gather…

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  • Iraq War Author Panel
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    Iraq War Author Panel

    Authors of books about the Iraq war talked about their work and answered questions from members of Congress. Aaron Glantz wrote How America Lost Iraq. James Bamford wrote A Pretext for War. David…

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  • National Security and Terrorism
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    National Security and Terrorism

    Authors talked about their books on national security and terrorism. James Bamford is the author of Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency and Jeffrey Richelson is…

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    Body of Secrets

    Mr. Bamford talked about the results of his research into the inner workings of the National Security Agency. His book is Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency,…

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  • Domestic Surveillance
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    Domestic Surveillance

    Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Toensing and Mr. Bamford spoke about domestic surveillance. They discussed the monitoring of U.S. citizens by the National Security Agency. The…

    88 views
  • After Words with David Rothkopf
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    After Words with David Rothkopf

    David Rothkopf talked about his book Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power, published by PublicAffairs. It was a study of the National…

    207 views
  • Homeland Security Policy
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    Homeland Security Policy

    Analysts talked about homeland security policy, domestic security measures, developing intelligence strategies to improve national security, and the future of defense and homeland security…

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  • September 11 Commission Recommendations
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    September 11 Commission Recommendations

    Mr. Bamford talked about the September 11 Commission hearing’s recommendations that focused on creation of a new intelligence director, the witnesses who testified and their backgrounds. He…

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  • emA Pretext for Warem
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    A Pretext for War

    James Bamford appeared on the Diane Rehm Show to talk about his latest book A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America’s Intelligence Agencies, published by Doubleday. The book covers…

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  • 1967 ArabIsraeli War and USS Liberty
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    1967 Arab-Israeli War and USS Liberty

    At a day-long conference on the 1967 Arab-Israeli War historians talked at a panel discussion titled “War, Intelligence, and the USS Liberty.” They talked about recently declassified…

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  • US Policy Toward Iraq
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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    The guests discussed U.S. policy toward Iraq. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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  • Open Phones National Security and Terrorism
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    Open Phones: National Security and Terrorism

    Following their live Booknotes interview the authors responded to audience telephone calls about their books and about national security, terrorism and the attacks in New York and…

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    Body of Secrets: National Security Agency

    James Bamford talked about his book Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency from the Cold War through the Dawn of a New Century, published by Doubleday. Citing…

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