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August 5th, 2014
11:26 PM ET

Did Edward Snowden inspire a new leak at the Pentagon?

There is word tonight of another national security leaker. Someone who was possibly inspired by Edward Snowden. Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald hinted at his or her existence, and today officials confirmed it. Justice Correspondent Evan Perez has the latest.

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May 16th, 2014
09:46 PM ET

Behind the scenes working with Edward Snowden

In June of 2013, journalist Glenn Greenwald unveiled to the world that an American had leaked documents from a secretive U.S. defense agency, the National Security Agency. The leaker was a man named Edward Snowden, who had worked at the NSA for four years and was hired through a contractor.

The stories published by The Guardian revealed practices never before revealed publicly about the America's surveillance programs, such as a metadata collection program on Americans' phones and the revelation that the NSA may have spied on world leaders.

After Snowden fled the U.S. an international manhunt began and it captured the attention of the world. Snowden taped an on camera interview with Greenwald and colleague Laura Poitras to reveal himself to the world as a self-described "whistleblower."

Glenn Greenwald's new book “No Place to Hide,” describes the behind-the-scenes story of how the journalist and his colleague Ms. Poitras met Mr. Snowden and what took place after. Greenwald spoke to Anderson about the book.

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January 23rd, 2014
10:08 PM ET

Is Attorney General Holder laying the groundwork for Edward Snowden to return to the U.S.?

Edward Snowden is one of America's most wanted fugitives. In an interview today Attorney General Eric Holder signaled a willingness to talk with him on U.S. soil. Edward Snowden is also speaking out about the situation. He held an on-line chat session today and said he is not in a position to return to the U.S. Joe Johns breaks down this complicated situation.

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January 23rd, 2014
12:50 AM ET

Keeping Them Honest: Rep. Mike Rogers suggests Edward Snowden was working for Russian intelligence

In an interview, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan, suggested Edward Snowden may have been spying for Russia. Rogers offered no evidence. Snowden fired back in an interview with the New Yorker, calling the comments "absurd." Dana Bash has the latest.

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December 16th, 2013
09:48 PM ET

Does judge's ruling against NSA exonerate Edward Snowden?

A judge ruled today that the NSA program that can collect phone records on each and every call that Americans make is likely unconstitutional. It's a program that was a top secret until Edward Snowden revealed it. Could this mean Snowden now deserves amnesty? Anderson discussed this with investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald and Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin.


Filed under: Edward Snowden • Glenn Greenwald • Jeffrey Toobin • NSA
October 18th, 2013
09:45 PM ET

AC360 Exclusive: Edward Snowden's father: "My son would die before he would sell secrets to a foreign government"

Edward Snowden is back in the headlines after claiming in a New York Times interview that he did not take any secret documents with him to Russia. For the first time since he was granted asylum there, his father Lon traveled to Moscow to see his son. He just returned and told Anderson "It could bring me to tears; I am so proud of my son."

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October 17th, 2013
11:16 PM ET

Who saw Snowden's documents?

Edward Snowden claims he did not allow Chinese and Russian intelligence agencies to see classified documents. In a new interview with the New York Times, Snowden says he gave all of the documents to journalists while in Hong Kong, and did not bring any with him to Russia. One of the journalists who received classified information from Edward Snowden is Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald. He spoke to Anderson about these latest revelations.

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October 11th, 2013
12:56 AM ET

An award for Edward Snowden

To some former NSA contractor Edward Snowden is a criminal, a traitor, a fugitive from the law. But to others, Snowden is nothing short of a hero and a courageous whistleblower. Now, he has been honored by a group of former U.S. intelligence officers. They gave him the  'Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence' award, named for a late CIA analyst. Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern was there and met with Snowden. Anderson spoke with McGovern on the phone.

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August 1st, 2013
10:24 PM ET

Edward Snowden's father talks about asylum in Russia

Edward Snowden is no longer living in the transit area of Moscow's airport.  Russia granted the NSA leakertemporary asylum, allowing him to work and live in Russia for one year.  The White House said it did not have advance notice about the decision.  Snowden's father said the decision also took him by surprise.  Lon Snowden and his lawyer Bruce Fein spoke with Anderson about today's big news.

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July 31st, 2013
09:59 PM ET

Snowden's father on FBI deal to visit Moscow

Edward Snowden's father Lon talks about an offer by the FBI to fly to Moscow and visit his son. Why he turned it down, and why he thinks his son should stay in Russia, at least for now.

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