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    Democracy in the Dark

    Frederick A.O. Schwarz talked about his book, Democracy in the Dark: The Seduction of Government Secrecy, about the debate over secrecy and transparency in the U.S. government. In his book, Mr. Schwarz…

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    Press Freedom Versus National Security

    News editors talked about achieving a balance between press freedom and the public’s right to know versus and national security. Some of the specific topics they discussed were National Security Agency (NSA)…

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    Innovation and National Security

    Panelists talked about the impact of innovation on national security and how innovators and defense professionals can learn from each other. Topics included improving defense procurement programs, the…

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    Representative Rohrabacher on Snowden Asylum

    Representative DanaRohrabacher (R-CA), chair of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats,talked by remote video from Irvine, California, about issues…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines and electronic communications were open for comments of a statement by President Obama in the previous day’s press conference that Edward Snowden was not a "patriot."*a…

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    White House Daily Briefing on Snowden Asylum

    White House Press Secretary Jay Carney responded to questions about the decision of the Russian government to grant a one-year asylum to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.…

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    The Communicators with Robert McChesney

    Robert McChesney, author of Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy and a professor of communications, talked by remote video about how the Internet has…

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    Newsmakers with Senator Ron Wyden

    Senate Intelligence Committee member Ron Wyden (D-OR) talked about the National Security Agency’s “metadata” program collecting the telephone records of Americans. Senator Wyden has warned of…

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    House Defense Spending Bill

    Rick Maze talked about what was and was not in the recently passed House Defense Spending Bill. Topics included restrictions on defense funding, military aid to the Middle East, privacy concerns…

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    Twitter, Journalism, and Surveillance

    Dick Costolo talked about Twitter, including ways the media can best use the technology as well as future enhancements. When asked about his company’s refusal to take part in the National Security…

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    Security Clearance Process

    Witnesses testified on government background checks for federal employees and contractors, and the eligibility process for access to classified information. They said that there was no…

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    National Security Agency PRISM Surveillance Program

    Panelists talked about PRISM, the National Security Agency’s (NSA) program for electronic surveillance and data collection within the U.S., and the impact of leaks by former CIA consultant Edward…

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    Diplomatic Immunity and Edward Snowden

    Matthew Lee talked about diplomatic immunity, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included how it works, who receives it, and its role in reference to former…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey spoke to reporters in the Pentagon briefing room. Secretary Hagel announced that President Obama was nominating…

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    U.S. Intelligence Contractors

    Scott Amey, general counsel of the Project on Government Oversight, discussed the size and scope of U.S. intelligence contractors.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily about the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor accused of leaking information to…

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    Senator Nelson on NSA Leaker Edward Snowden

    Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) spoke on the Senate floor about the attempts of former National Security Agency (NSA) employee Edward Snowden, who leaked details of classified programs, to seek…

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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Operations and NSA Surveillance Programs

    FBI Director Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of the Federal Bureau of Investigation which focused on National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs. In his testimony he…

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    National Security Agency Data Collection Programs

    Senior government officials involved with the National Security Agency (NSA) testified on the organization’s Internet and phone record data collection practices. They gave extensive…

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    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 the National Security Agency (NSA) from before and after the…

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