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Morse v. Frederick - A Perfect Constitutional Storm in Alaska’s Capital
Author James Foster on Morse v. Frederick (the "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banner case), a Supreme Court case that addressed free speech in an American high school.
April 6, 2014 : 18 min. 24 sec.

Sources and Secrets: A Conference on the Press, the Government and National Security
The three journalists who were chosen by Edward Snowden to receive top-secret National Security Agency (NSA) files were interviewed at the Sources and Secrets conference.
March 31, 2014 : 44 min. 45 sec.

National Firearms Museum
A tour of the National Firearms Museum and discussion about its collection of weapons, and their role in the settlement, expansion and preservation of the U.S.
March 8, 2014 : 25 min. 29 sec.

Future of Privacy
Author Julia Angwin on personal privacy issues as current events and technology have inspired efforts to protect what was once considered a right.
March 8, 2014 : 41 min. 47 sec.

Gun Ownership in the U.S.
Emily Miller on 3 gun related cases that could appear before the Supreme Court, the development of “smart” gun technology, and efforts in Congress on gun control issues.
February 22, 2014 : 41 min. 34 sec.

2013 Year in Review - NSA Surveillance
Guests talked about the disclosure of domestic surveillance activities by the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013, and the impact these revelations may have in 2014.
December 29, 2013 : 59 min. 49 sec.

2013 Year in Review - Gun Legislation
The Hill staff writer Rebecca Shabad talked about proposals for gun legislation in Congress in 2013, and potential legislation or executive action related to guns in 2014.
December 29, 2013 : 57 min. 11 sec.

Law Enforcement Views on Federal Gun Laws
Tom Manger, of the Major Cities Chiefs Association, and Richard Stanek, of the Major County Sheriffs' Association, talked about federal gun policy.
December 14, 2013 : 1 hr.

Changes in Voting Laws
Trevor Burrus on voting law changes and the impact on the ability of American citizens to vote, including voter ID, registration, early & absentee voting, and more.
December 1, 2013 : 48 min. 29 sec.

Rally Against NSA Surveillance
"Stop Watching Us", a coalition of groups against mass surveillance, held a rally on the National Mall in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC.
October 26, 2013 : 1 hr. 54 min.
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