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CLIP: NSA Bulk Data Collection Program

AIR DATE: Monday, December 7, 2015

Stewart Baker and Neema Singh Guliani talked about the end of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) bulk collection of phone metadata and how this could affect terrorism investigations.




  • President Obama Address on Terrorism (13 min.)
    President Obama addressed the nation from the Oval Office about the steps our government is taking to fulfill his highest priority of keeping the American people safe. The President provided an update on the ongoing investigation into the attack in San Bernardino and discussed the broader threat of terrorism, including the nature of the threat, how it has evolved, and how we will defeat it.
  • CLIP: PATRIOT Act Provisions Expire (Video Clip - 5 min)
    The expiration of provisions of the PATRIOT Act related to government surveillance as well as possible replacements were discussed. Comments from Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) were included.


  • Stewart A. Baker
    Counsel (Former)
    National Security Agency
  • Neema Singh Guliani
    American Civil Liberties Union->Legislative



KEYWORDS: National Security Agency (NSA), Intelligence Gathering, Metadata, Terrorism, Civil Liberties, Constitution