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Understanding NSA via Bill Sullivan

Understanding NSA via Bill Sullivan

On November 14, 2013, Bill Sullivan, an employee of NSA from 1961 - 1994, gave a lecture on NSA to the Institute for Lifelong Education at Dartmouth (ILEAD). Bill was prompted to develop the lecture after the exposure of classified government information by Edward Snowden and the mass of misinformation about NSA that followed. His objective was to provide a solid understanding of NSA's work and its full-fledged focus on protecting the privacy of U.S. persons as it does its job. He will be repeating the presentation at a Vermont Humanities Council session this spring or summer. He is also engaged in a dialogue with Vermont's only congressman, Peter Welch.

The slides that he presented are available here in a pdf-- it might be helpful if you print them before you read the lecture. The lecture is also available here as a pdf.

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