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NSA Surveillance / Panel Recommendations #1056970

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The call from advisers to President Obama for a halt to monitoring phone messages and to rein in the NSA surveillancce/spying examined; details given about President Obama's defense of the NSA program in preventing terrorism attacks and the revelations from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. [Panel member Richard CLARKE†- says the program has not been essential to preventing terrorism attacks.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - cites the message to the NSA: you've gone too far.] [August 9, OBAMA - defends the NSA.] [ACLU state attorney Alexander ABDO†- says the NSA has run amok.] [Journalist Glenn GREENWALD†- says Snowden is vindicated.] ACLU parody video mocking the NSA shown.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:02:40

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