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A Closer Look (Privacy Lost: Telephones) Part III #176894

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 07, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: John Miller) The loss of privacy via telephone wiretaps examined; details given of the California law allowing electronic surveillance. [Deputy public defender Kathy QUANT - says the trend in Los Angeles is to wiretap everybody for a long time.] [L.A. district attorney's office Bill HODGMAN - defends wiretaps.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with New Yorker magazine writer Jonathan Franzen about privacy. [FRANZEN - recalls what life was like in small town America where everybody knew what went on; gives his definition of privacy and why he in unconcerned about being "watched."]

Jennings, Peter;
Miller, John

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