59. 10/15/1978

"In October 1978, Congress…passed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), requiring both the Bureau [FBI] and CIA to obtain warrants before conducting any surveillance of an American abroad, even if that person was 'reasonably believed to be acting on behalf of a foreign power.' " [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Why America Slept, Gerald Posner, 10/15/1978

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