Guest Host: Terence Smith

Two experts talk about U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft’s speeches across the country this week to defend the Patriot Act, enacted just six weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.


  • Terence Smith Media correspondent and senior producer for the "Newshour" with Jim Lehrer; former national and foreign correspondent and editor with the "New York Times"
  • Laura Murphy Director of the ACLU Washington legislative office

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