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Silicon Valley and the NSA, and Marisa Tomei

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Marisa Tomei in 'The Realistic Joneses.' Marisa Tomei in "The Realistic Joneses." (Photo by Joan Marcus/Joan Marcus)

The secret relationship between Silicon Valley and the National Security Agency, looking into how the government and tech companies are working together to gather and warehouse your data. Caroline Clarke, who was born in an era when adoptions were kept a secret, tells about her journey to find her birth mother. And Marisa Tomei discusses her role in “The Realistic Joneses” on Broadway, along with playwright Will Eno.

How Silicon Valley Helps the NSA Spy on You

Tech companies are working with the government — sometimes willingly, sometimes not — to gather and warehouse our data. A new PBS Frontline documentary investigates how that happened and how the information is being used.

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Searching for a Birth Mother

A journalist searches for her birth mother and discovers that she's Nat King Cole's granddaughter.

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Marisa Tomei and Playwright Will Eno on 'The Realistic Joneses'

The play is a comedy about neighbors who all have the last name Jones.

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Guest Picks: Will Eno

Playwright Will Eno was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about "The Realistic Jonses," his play on Broadway. He also told us about his baseball allegiances and his questionable favorite comfort food. 

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