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United States of Secrets (Part One): The Program 

From PBS and Frontline: Last year Edward Snowden downloaded tens of thousands of top-secret documents from a highly secure government computer network. The revelations that followed touched... See full summary »

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... Himself - Narrator
... Himself - NSA senior executive, 2001-08
Barton Gellman ... Himself - The Washington Post & Frontline
Peter Baker ... Himself - The New York Times
Mark Klein ... Himself - Former AT&T Technician
... Himself - NSA Director, 1999-05
... Himself - President (archive footage)
Ron Wyden ... Himself - Senator, Oregon (archive footage)
Diane Roark ... Herself - Staff, House Intel. Cmte., 1985-02
Luke Harding ... Himself - The Guardian
... Himself - The Guardian, 2012-13
... Himself - The Guardian (as Ewen Macaskill)
Vito Potenza ... Himself - NSA Dep. General Counsel, 1993-06
Kirk Wiebe ... Himself - NSA Senior Analyst, 1975-01 (as J. Kirk Wiebe)
James Bamford ... Himself - Author, The Shaddow Factory
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From PBS and Frontline: Last year Edward Snowden downloaded tens of thousands of top-secret documents from a highly secure government computer network. The revelations that followed touched off a fierce debate over the massive surveillance operations conducted by the National Security Agency. Now FRONTLINE investigates the secret history of the unprecedented surveillance program that began in the wake of September 11th and continues today. Through exclusive interviews with intelligence insiders, cabinet officials, and government whistle-blowers, Part One reveals how the U.S. government came to monitor the communications of millions of Americans and to collect billions of records on ordinary people around the world. Written by Anonymous

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13 May 2014 (USA)  »

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