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Frontline: United States of Secrets #1073900

PBS Special for Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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  • The first of a two part examination of the Bush and Obama administrations' use of new surveillance methods following the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, narrated by Will Lyman (PBS), with author Luke Harding, "The Guardian" former columnist Glenn Greenwald, Barton Gellman of "The Washington Post", Ewen MacAskill of "The Guardian", former National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden, NSA former Deputy General Counsel Vito Potenza, NSA former senior analyst J Kirk Wiebe, author James Bamford, former White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales, Peter Baker of "The New York Times", Ryan Lizza of "The New Yorker", NSA former cryptologist Edward Loomis, former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card, NSA former General Counsel Robert Deitz, NSA former senior executive Thomas Drake, Jane Mayer of "The New Yorker", NSA former Technical Director William Binney, US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee former staff member Diane Roark, former Rep. Porter Goss, author Patrick Radden Keefe, former Department of Justice attorney Thomas Tamm, journalist Michael Isikoff, former Justice Department Office of Legal Counsel head Jack Goldsmith, former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card, then President George W Bush, Eric Lichtblau of "The New York Times", James Risen of "The New York Times", "The New York Times" former DC Bureau Chief Philip Taubman, "The New York Times" former Executive Editor Bill Keller, former "The Baltimore Sun" reporter Siobhan Gorman, Thomas Drake's attorney Jesselyn Radack, then Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, former White House NSA Review Group member Richard Clarke, Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, and National Counterterrorism Center Director Matthew Olsen.
  • For part two of this program see the 5/20/2014 "Frontline" broadcast.
  • Duration:
    01:56:00

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