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Glenn Greenwald Thought Edward Snowden Was An Elderly Man

Speaking with C-SPAN's Washington Journal to promote his new book No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State, Glenn Greenwald said he originally assumed NSA-leaker Edward Snowden was a senior official in the government and in his 70s when they first made contact.

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, an analyst with a U.S. defence contractor, is seen in this still image taken from video during an interview by The Guardian in his hotel room in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013.

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