Mark Oppenheimer was surprised to find how the scandal impacted those involved, almost 60 years later.
Responding to criticism from many corners, President Obama today mapped out some changes to the government’s surveillance practices — practices that saw daylight when former NSA contractor Edward Snowden disclosed them in a huge data dump.
One of those voices of criticism belongs to Senator Patrick Leahy, Democrat of Vermont. He’s also chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
He joins Here & Now’s Robin Young from Capitol Hill.