In August of 1975 the CIA placed a request to approve “physical surveillance”, monitor the “recording of conversations” with only one parties is aware of the recording, and to collect audio surveillance “without the consent of the parties”. When people are constantly being watched, with or without knowing, they become anxious and angry. Some may believe that surveillance is wrong. For expample, in the story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr the character Harrison was being watched by the government. Once he did not fit into the government’s standards, they deemed him dangerous and took him away from his family. The surveillance of Harrison and the citizens of the society caused a few people to rebel. If the CIA approves surveillance of American citizens, people will become anxious and possibly could rebel just as the characters did in the story.
The CIA requests to physically observe individuals “without their knowledge”, monitor conversations through electronics, and use audio surveillance “without the consent of the parties” to monitor the American people. While these surveillance measures could be used to prevent foreign and internal terrorism, the surveillance could be used to target individuals like the General