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The Origins Of Government Surveillance

Special | 8m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

Using spies during war is nothing new. But the Union during the Civil War took it a step further and began spying on its citizens. We talk to author Stephen Towne about how government surveillance worked back then and how it relates to the snooping done today.

Aired: 01/29/16

Rating: NR

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