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NSA Surveillance / Snowden #1061876

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 01, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The administration’s anger over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to grant temporary asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden featured; details given about the revelation from “The Guardian”’s Glenn Greenwald about the NSA’s XKeyscore search program. [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY – says we are extremely disappointed.] [In Moscow, NBC’s Jim MACEDA – says Putin believes the Snowden saga will blow over and leave him looking strong to Russians.] [Former Ambassador Nicholas BURNS†- says Russia acted to throw a punch at the US.] [GREENWALD – says we’re going to continue our reporting.] [Snowden’s lawyer Anatoly KUCHERENA† {thru translator} – comments on Snowden’s release of secrets when he was in China.] [Father Lon SNOWDEN†- says this is the best situation for him at this time.]

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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