Listen: Aclu, Anthony Romero, Edward Snowden discussed on At Liberty
"From the ACLU this is at liberty. I'M EMERSON SYKES A staff Aphids Ernie here at the ACLU and your host today. I'm handing hosting responsibilities responsibilities to my boss ACU Executive Director Anthony Romero a few days ago he interviewed. NSA WHISTLE BLOWER ACLU client Edward Snowden in front of a live audience at the Brooklyn Public Library. Anthony spoke to snowden about his memoir permanent record. I'll be back with you as usual for the next episode. I hope you enjoy the interview. The hello everyone it is a pleasure to be with you here tonight. In Brooklyn where I live Hello Ed we'll get to you in a second. I'm really thrilled to be talking to you about this incredible new book permanent record. If you haven't read it you must it is beautifully written. It tells a very personal story. That's relevant not just to the one man who's the author tells a personal story about each and every single one of us. It is so good that it's number two on the New York. You're at times bestseller lists congratulations and the US government is suing the author as an effort to try to shut the book down in perhaps is helping promote it in fact ed sparked a historic worldwide debate about privacy and technology when you expose evidence of the mass surveillance that was was happening unbeknownst to the American people or even to members of Congress so this is not our first conversation at an I had a chance to sit face to face a couple all times Moscow couple times with robot couple times on video chat but I've been really looking forward to this the."