Last week, Edward Snowden gave an interview to German TV investigative journalist Hubert Seipel in Moscow. It was big news everywhere – but here in the U.S., it seems. Why hasn’t U.S. mainstream media given this more coverage? Reuters covered it, but why didn’t I see this interview being aired in parts or being reported more by other outlets? Having listened to the interview, it has some of the most powerful – and troubling – statements I’ve heard in a long time.
In any event, because copies of the interview reportedly keep disappearing from YouTube, I am embedding it here from VIMEO’s copy so that blog readers have a chance to view the segment in its entirety before it may disappear from this blog or the Internet entirely:
Edward Snowden Exclusive Interview for German TV (NDR) from Edward Snowden on Vimeo.