Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

When the N.S.A. Spied on Art Buchwald

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At a time when, thanks to Edward Snowden, government snooping on American citizens is a hot topic, there was an interesting bit of news yesterday that you might have missed. For some reason, the Times ignored it in today’s print

Declassified documents show NSA listened in on MLK, Muhammad Ali and Art Buchwald

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Amid raging anti-Vietnam War protests that bedeviled two presidential administrations, snoops at the National Security Agency tapped the overseas communications of war critics including Martin Luther King Jr., Muhammad Ali, Sen. Frank Church (D-Idaho), and even Washington Post humor columnist