AirTalk for October 3, 2001

National Security vs. Civil Liberties

Congress and the Attorney General are introducing plans to fight terrorism and enhance security. If adopted, the plans would give the government sweeping new authority to monitor communications in the United States. But will these laws come at the cost of personal freedoms without much gain in security? Larry Mantle discusses the trade-offs with USC Law professor Erwin Chemerinsky.


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