NSA Leak: Did George Orwell Get it Right in 1984?

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Laura Wood of Skoob Books poses for a photograph with a copy of George Orwell's '1984' in central London June 9, 2013. The novel, which is set in a world of government surveillance, was first published by Secker and Warburg 64 years ago on June 8, 1949. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY) - RTX10HMJ


Sales of George Orwell's novel "1984"³ have spiked in recent days since Edward Snowden's leak about NSA surveillance. Was Orwell prescient? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist and author Cory Doctorow about science fiction's vision of the future.
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