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Snowden's father vows not to go away until NSA surveillance vetted

Wednesday, August 07, 2013 - 01:30

Aug. 7 - The father of NSA leaker Edward Snowden says despite government attempts to portray his son as a traitor, he is not going away. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION STORY: Lon Snowden, the father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, says that the NSA's vast domestic and international surveillance programs must be fully investigated. His son, a former defense contractor who is in Russia with a temporary asylum visa, revealed in June details of the spying programs to the Guardian newspaper and has been on the run ever since. The asylum has become a sore spot in U.S.-Russia relations, even causing President Barack Obama to cancel an upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Snowden's father vows not to go away until NSA surveillance vetted

Wednesday, August 07, 2013 - 01:30