Lieutenant General Lew Allen Church Committee Hearing

National Security Agency (NSA) director Lieutenant General Lew Allen testified for the first time in public before the Senate Select Committee to Study… read more

National Security Agency (NSA) director Lieutenant General Lew Allen testified for the first time in public before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee. He answered questions about intercepts of international communications of American citizens on “watch lists,” and others suspected of drug trafficking. This was the first time many Americans learned of the existence of the NSA, and several Senators objected to holding this hearing in public. close

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Lieutenant General Lew Allen Church Committee Hearing

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Program ID:
410460-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 28, 2016 | 10:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 28, 2016 | 10:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3