President Obama scales back NSA surveillance

President Barack Obama speaking in the East Room on January 7, 2014 at the White House in Washington.

President Obama delivered a speech Friday morning about changes to the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. He laid out a blueprint for change, including a new way of handling phone metadata and how that information is accessed. The sweeping nature of those programs and the secrecy around them have drawn fire from civil liberties groups

Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer joins host Mark Garrison for details.

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Nancy Marshall-Genzer is a senior reporter for Marketplace based in Washington, D.C. covering daily news.

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