James Bamford on NSA Spying and Edward Snowden

Author James Bamford, who has written three books about the National Security Agency (NSA), talked about the history of NSA spying and the… read more

Author James Bamford, who has written three books about the National Security Agency (NSA), talked about the history of NSA spying and the NSA’s surveillance of American citizens since the September 11, 2011 attacks. He also talked about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and the lawsuit brought against the agency by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. This event was being held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. 

Mr. Bamford is the author of The Puzzle Palace, the first book published about the NSA. He later authored two more: Body of Secrets and The Shadow Factory. Mr. Bamford has also written and co-produced a documentary on the NSA titled, The Spy Factory. close

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James Bamford on NSA Spying and Edward Snowden

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 2, 2014
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Feb 20, 2014

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