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Patriot Act Faces Opposition

Communities around the country pass resolutions criticizing the Patriot Act. Attorney General John Ashcroft has urged Congress to expand the anti-terror law to allow the government to hold more terrorism suspects indefinitely, but critics say the increased powers threaten civil rights. Hear NPR's Juan Williams.

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Juan Williams
Juan Williams, one of America's leading journalists, is a news analyst, appearing regularly on NPR's Morning Edition. Knowledgeable and charismatic, Williams brings insight and depth — hallmarks of NPR programs — to a wide spectrum of issues and ideas.