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NSA Secretly Collected Millions of Phone Records

Clip: 06/06/2013 | 11m 23s

The National Security Agency has secretly collected data about millions of domestic and international calls by Verizon customers. Jeffrey Brown gets debate on the privacy and civil liberty concerns from Kate Martin of the Center for National Security Studies and former NSA official Col. Cedric Leighton.

Aired: 06/06/13

Rating: NR

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