Shows featuring Anthony Romero

  • "Edward Snowden Has Done This Country a Service": ACLU Praises Leaker for Kick-Starting NSA Debate Snowden
    As Edward Snowden’s father, Lon, arrives in Moscow to try to visit his son, we speak to American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director Anthony Romero about Snowden and the significance of his leaks about the National Security Agency. "Edward Snowden has done this country a service," Romero says. "He has...
    October 10, 2013 | Story
  • Report Finds Police Worldwide Criminalize Dissent, Assert New Powers in Crackdown on Protests Policebrutality3
    In a major new report, the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations details a global crackdown on peaceful protests through excessive police force and the criminalization of dissent. The report, "Take Back the Streets: Repression and Criminalization of Protest Around the World," warns of a growing tendency...
    October 10, 2013 | Story
  • The Fight for Civil Liberties in the Age of Terror: ACLU Head Anthony Romero on Civilian Killings in Iraq, Domestic Spying, Torture, John Walker Lindh and More Romeroweb
    Anthony Romero, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, joins us to discuss the U.S. killing of civilians in Iraq, psychologists involvement in interrogations, the Bush administration’s warrantless spying program, the case of John Walker Lindh, and his new book, "In Defense of Our America: The Fight for Civil Liberties in the Age of Terror." [includes rush...
    September 05, 2007 | Story
  • NATO DEBATE
    The North American Treaty Organization formally invited Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic yesterday to join the North American and Western European military alliance. The largest expansion in NATO’s 48-year history, which was decided by leaders of the alliance’s 16 governments, was agreed on after weeks of debate over whether to include Romania and Slovenia in the initial round...
    July 09, 1997 | Story