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The NSA's Phone Program and Public Opinion

Polls taken immediately after a USA Today story about the NSA's effort to analyze domestic phone call records show overall support for the program.

News of the program has sunk in, and Americans have gotten a bit more information though the confirmation hearings of CIA director nominee Michael Hayden.

Now many Americans are left to weigh what's worse: monitoring actual phone conversations or monitoring the patterns of people's phone calls. We hear from people in Florida, Alaska, Massachusetts and California.

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