The other NSA provides Wiretap Briefing

Daniel writes “The George Washington University based National Security Archive has compiled a new briefing book on the history of electronic surveillance:

Documents show Ford White House embraced wiretap law instead of claiming “inherent” Presidential authority in 1976 despite objections from Rumsfeld, G.H.W. Bush, Kissinger.

Web posting includes Justice report on criminal liability for 1970s warrantless wiretapping, 1990s directives on US surveillance.

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