Snowden

Snowden

The Only Safe Place Is on the Run

Book - 2016
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"In 2013 Edward Snowden (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) quietly leaves his job at the NSA and flies to Hong Kong to meet with journalists Glenn Greenwald (Zachary Quinto) and Ewen MacAskill (Tom Wilkinson), and filmmaker Laura Poitras (Melissa Leo) to reveal U.S. government cyber surveillance programs of epic proportions. A top security contractor with virtuoso programming skills, Ed has discovered that a virtual mountain of data on digital communication--not just from foreign governments and terror groups, but from ordinary Americans. Disillusioned with his work in the intelligence community, Snowden meticulously gathers hundreds of thousands of secret documents that will expose the full extent of the abuses. Leaving his longtime love Lindsay Mills (Shailene Woodley) behind, Ed finds the courage to act on his principles. Snowden opens the door on the untold story of Edward Snowden, examining the forces that turned a conservative young eager patriot into a historic whistleblower and posing provocative questions about which liberties we are willing to trade for protection."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2016].
Edition: Official motion picture edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781510719651
1510719652
Branch Call Number: 791.437 SNOWDEN
Characteristics: ix, 159 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, color ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Stone, Oliver
Talbot, David

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