NSA surveillance
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Sun September 29, 2013

Report: NSA Spied on Idaho Senator During Vietnam War

A declassified internal history of the NSA revealed the names of people under surveillance in the Vietnam Era. Highlight added.
National Security Archives

A U.S. Senator from Idaho who once warned about misuse of government surveillance was himself the subject Vietnam Era domestic wiretapping. That's one of the revelations in a newly de-classified NSA document. The security agency itself described the program as “disreputable ... if not outright illegal.”

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