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FISA Statistics for 2016

FISA Statistics for 2016

These data were derived from the mandatory report by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to the Committee on the Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives. They indicate decisions taken by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Courts (FISC) in 2016 on applications for surveillance under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). It is important to note that this does not provide insight into how 2016 compares to other years, or how the approval rate of FISA applications compare…

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Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘Beyond Vietnam: A Time To Break Silence’ Speech

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘Beyond Vietnam: A Time To Break Silence’ Speech

Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen: I need not pause to say how very delighted I am to be here tonight, and how very delighted I am to see you expressing your concern about the issues that will be discussed tonight by turning out in such large numbers. I also want to say that I consider it a great honor to share this program with Dr. Bennett, Dr. Commager, and Rabbi Heschel, and some of the distinguished leaders and personalities of…

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Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

“I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the…

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