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Sales of George Orwell's book "1984" have spiked after news of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. 

"1984" was published in 1949. The fictional story describes a futuristic authoritarian state that is engaged in smothering surveillance of its citizens.
Sales of George Orwell's book "1984" have spiked after news of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. 

"1984" was published in 1949. The fictional story describes a futuristic authoritarian state that is engaged in smothering surveillance of its citizens.

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CNN's Brian Todd reports on the reprints and resurgent sales of George Orwell's dystopian novel, "1984." Does this reflect anxiety over President Donald Trump?