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NSA Surveillance / Snowden #1061858

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 01, 2013
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden featured; Snowden’s criticism of the US administration posted on WikiLeaks quoted. [In interview with “The Guardian,” SNOWDEN – says subverting the power of government is dangerous to democracy.] [On Russian television, father Lon SNOWDEN††- says Edward needs to respect Russian President Vladimir Putin’s request to stop leaking secrets.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(White House: Major Garrett) The reaction of the US government & President Obama reviewed. The uncertainty over whether Obama will meet with Putin before next month’s economic conference discussed.

Schieffer, Bob;
Orr, Bob;
Garrett, Major

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