PBS NewsHour

Obama Defends NSA's Surveillance of Phone, Web and Credit

Clip: 06/07/2013 | 3m 15s

President Barack Obama defended the NSA's secret mining of Americans' phone calls, web use and credit card transactions, saying intelligence officials use the information to find leads and prevent terrorism. The president reiterated the government is not listening in on calls or scrutinizing content. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 06/07/13

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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