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The Morning After

Clip: Season 32 Episode 11 | 2m 59s

On the morning of Sept. 12, 2001, a brand new reality was forming at the NSA. No longer would surveillance be limited to foreign targets. Instead, the agency would begin monitoring virtually all communications data flowing through the U.S. -- without a warrant and without the privacy protections that insiders once fought for.

Aired: 05/11/14

Rating: NR

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