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NSA Surveillance / Snowden / Father's Interview #1048889

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jul 29, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The journey of NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who revealed secrets about government surveillance of Internet and phone data and his flight to the Russian airport, where he remains while seeking asylum somewhere, reviewed; scenes shown of him speaking at the airport; details given about the Russians' refusal to turn him over. [SNOWDEN - comments on the secrets, how the CIA could come after him.] The CNN interview held with Lon Snowden, father of NSA leaker Edward Snowden. [SNOWDEN - talks about his indirect communication with his son; states Americans have not seen his 12-minute video and the facts have not been laid out; notes his son is accepting the consequences of his actions in making the people aware of government spying; doubts there is good faith from the Justice Department about a fair trial; indicates Russia is the best place for his son at this time.] [Lawyer Bruce FEIN†- says Ed broke the government secrets to the public, that government officials have been lying about the available technologies used by the NSA; questions how there could be a fair trial from Attorney General Eric Holder; speaks about NSA surveillance as revealed by the "New York Times".]
Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:14:30

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