Full Interview: Edward Snowden On Trump, Privacy, And Threats To Democracy | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

On the eve of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. This is their discussion in its entirety, edited down slightly for clarity.
Aired on 9/17/2019.
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Full Interview: Edward Snowden On Trump, Privacy, And Threats To Democracy | The 11th Hour | MSNBC




  • Don't you think Russia do the same?

    D SD S40 นาทีที่ผ่านมา
  • No one likes Trumps because he is draining the swamp getting rid of the crooks. You are not a whistle blower you are a trader and now you are living in a country with a lot of corruption.

    D SD S47 นาทีที่ผ่านมา
  • They need to check out his parents.

    D SD S54 นาทีที่ผ่านมา
  • Edward Snowden is a trader and anyone who leaks out classified info matter how they feel should be shot . He should have brought it up to his boss. Let him stay there and rot. He should have quick if he did not like.

    D SD S56 นาทีที่ผ่านมา
  • We can't agree wear we are how can we agree wear were going

    Brandon DBrandon Dชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • A true American hero. He sacrificed for us. Thank You Mr Snowden.

    Brian ChamberlainBrian Chamberlainชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Listening to him, he reminds me of Peter Storz.

    montreal McComackmontreal McComackชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Hero. Period. Our government is swamped.

    samiamcramer4truthsamiamcramer4truth3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Snowden a #BRENNAN CIA ASSET meant 2 discredit the NSA so they could not stop the CIA COUP against #Trump! HANG SNOWDEN with the rest of the #TRAITORS! th-vision.net/detail/%E0%B8%A7%E0%B8%B5%E0%B8%94%E0%B8%B5%E0%B9%82%E0%B8%AD-fMyjUOALmGU.html

    2JOHNNYT2JOHNNYT3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Project veritas are about to expose CNN as the enemy of the people.... Have you MSNBC been caught too I wonder... TRUMP 2020 then let us see the trials for treason begin... Public hangings of the MSM should be in the agenda We'd see Rachel Madcow crying for real this time

    Rob BestRob Best3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Snowden. You sir are a hero. Julian Assange is only a reporter, but they are trying to make him releasing truths about our government a crime. God bless both these men. Protect them from the evil that runs our world and tries to control us.

    samiamcramer4truthsamiamcramer4truth3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Since the topic was brought up I think his message might have had a more profound impact if he had stayed. Not that you got to be a martryr, but it wouldve stressed the topic further.

    Gregory SwiftGregory Swift4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • That’s not Edward Snowden!

    Ross HanwayRoss Hanway4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Yovanovitch/Snowden2024!!

    Ralph NealRalph Neal5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Omg this is so scary. No wonder people disappear without a trace.

    Laermosalove MLaermosalove M5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • If there was a way to make him a write in candidate in the 2020 election for POTUS, I'd vote for Snowden in a heartbeat. Orders of magnitude more intelligent than any Rep or Demo politician who blabbers today. When this nation is going to get collectively sick and tired of all this partisan BS politics I don't know, but I'd challenge any politician from either party to have a presentation better than what Edward Snowden has consistently shown time and time again. Partisan politics is killing us as a nation. I hate both parties. Democrat and Republican alike. Sick and tired of the stupid BS. From both parties. We deserve better. Why are we not demanding better? Snowden has contributed to the preservation of our constitution far more than any politician from either party combined. Hate me for my opinion. I don't care.

    Nikki CooperNikki Cooper6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • This is an incredible f****** interview. Unbelievable that we're not all looking for this guy to come back home. This guy has the most patriotic, smartest, eloquent respectful, and beautiful spirit Ive ever seen. Brian Williams is one lucky SOB to have had the chance to learn from this guy.

    Mobile Mechanic of the ValleyMobile Mechanic of the Valley6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • this guy thinks he should be celebrated for being a traitor to the intellegience community he took an oath to keep his mouth shut about... then he thinks he should be given immunity AND a job back in the intelligience field... BE FOR REAL... when u enter those jobs u understand what the job is

    StargazerStargazer6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • He needs to be are President 🤘🤘🤘🤗

    pighater951pighater9516 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Why is he reading off of a script if he's so smart?

    Jesse SoldanJesse Soldan8 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Cheers Snowdon. Social credit ...stop it. Simple.

    Karlee MilesKarlee Miles8 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • You dig up the wet labs?

      Karlee MilesKarlee Miles8 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Hey you, that phone call

    Karlee MilesKarlee Miles9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Edward is an American hero. Period. 👏

    Jimin's JawlineJimin's Jawline10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Traitor

    Keith DunhamKeith Dunham12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I want Louis Farrakhan and Edward Snowden to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

    OttawaNowOttawaNow12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Mind control is not inline with our Freedom Aspirations. Freedom to think freely without a remote control is what free will for Mankind is about.

    Leonard NII BOYE MettleLeonard NII BOYE Mettle12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Being a Missionary is an appropriate occupation in line with mind control systems.

    Leonard NII BOYE MettleLeonard NII BOYE Mettle12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Mind Engineering is Spirit Engineering and Software is Mind/Spirit Engineering.

    Leonard NII BOYE MettleLeonard NII BOYE Mettle12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Spying is unlawful by definition. CERTIFIED Professionals like Software Engineers are creators and have a licence to create.

    Leonard NII BOYE MettleLeonard NII BOYE Mettle12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Hacking by definition is unlawful.

    Leonard NII BOYE MettleLeonard NII BOYE Mettle12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • A Software Engineer is a tester and not a hacker by definition.

    Leonard NII BOYE MettleLeonard NII BOYE Mettle13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • The elements of Government are Persons required to be responsible in Protecting our Basic Human rights including Privacy.

    Leonard NII BOYE MettleLeonard NII BOYE Mettle13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • World Security is at stake if Snooping and breaking privacy boundaries becomes the norm. The competition element in our existence poses a need for levels of Private information and Property.

    Leonard NII BOYE MettleLeonard NII BOYE Mettle13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • For National Security, respect the Laws and National security rights of other Independent Nations as Your own Nation or Country.

    Leonard NII BOYE MettleLeonard NII BOYE Mettle13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Big respect to this man of integrity. He is the hero. I hope the next US president will give him presidential pardon, so he can get back home. Big respect, from Czechia

    Jiri MJiri M14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Snowden is a traitorous clown. Working for the CIA(Booze Allen Hamilton) to take out the Whitehats at NSA. Good luck Ed getting home with Trump in charge. Gitmo sounds good...

    Sydney ChemtrailsSydney Chemtrails15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 90% of Americans.... "He likes trump, i hate him!" "He hates trump, i love him!"

    patrick lauripatrick lauri15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • patrick lauri Trump will Be President 20/26

      TheTaylordeanTheTaylordean4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 5:28 "what song are they playing" what a great response.

    That 1 DudeThat 1 Dude15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Do YOUR OWN Reasearch, everyone. On eveything. For instance: Sweden is not a socialist country. Look it up.

    Matthew TwentyfourMatthew Twentyfour16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I like this guy . I think he is a hero to all of us

    Tracy DuPreeTracy DuPree17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I am so glad to see so many others calling this man What he truly Is A HERO its nice to know not all the intelligent people whom still actually use their brains to think and reflect and for higher purposes other than false social interaction, that they are not all gone that intelligence still is priority for so many along with honor and truth. you can quote me on this if legality was morality we would all be serving sentiences from our child hood.

    Pablo AcevedoPablo Acevedo17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • You can't honestly expect to be able to justify an intelligence breach in court as the defense would have to divulge more classified information in order to refute the claims...

    RoyRoy17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I thought he changed into a chick

    Philip HernandezPhilip Hernandez17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • "We promise not to torture you"... HAHAHAHA

    Contractor 0211Contractor 021118 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • His smug laugh...He can't hide forever. We're going to get this traitor sooner or later.

    123xyz123xyz18 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Yes the NSA was being used by the FBI and the Democrats to spy on trumps campaign.

    Johnny ShippJohnny Shipp18 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Snowden you are not welcomed back to the USA - still not punished for what he's done, but skipped town avoiding punishment....We hate you and eat babies.

    Joyce KJoyce K19 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Why would we believe someone that dishonest and couldn't serve his country. Bro ur a stateless I'm sorry u can't keep it shut

    Pacific TravelerPacific Traveler19 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • The government is reading your comment. Dump the phone and move to an island now!

    Kate OKate O20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • #Blackhat Snowden

    Nick ThompsonNick Thompson20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • This guy, although eloquent, is like any other marginally justified or guilty of a crime who miscalculated his action and would not admit to it. Everything he has explained would have been public knowledge anyway 6 years after he exposed the inevitable of cyber technology privacy risk. It’s highly conceivable America’s adversary are doing far more worse in every level of breach of trust for both their own people and US allies. I don’t agree that the government hasn’t benefit from this unwanted invasion to thwart potential terrorism protecting its citizens or prevent another 9/11. Yes, any officials working for the people with this much access may be tempted or abuse this tool for nefarious or greed intention, this is exactly why these abusers must be stopped on their tracks and must be charged to the fullest extent allowed by law. As an analogy, it’s an understood logic that the universe has other planets with life-forms, and just because astronomers haven’t encountered one to date, doesn’t necessary mean they should abandon the idea of searching. The principle applies to Snowden’s statement in respect to the NSA has not prevented a single act of terrorism so they should stop. Given the case of such high profile, It’s almost guaranteed he’ll get a fair trial in the US, but he’s too afraid to face the music because deep-inside he knows he may have committed treason against the Republic!

    ubiquitubesubiquitubes20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • God keep you.. never doubt u did the right thing, thank you, So very much Mr Snowden.. u will receive ur reward. If not in this world. The next... Thank you...

    Debbie GuyDebbie Guy20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Like MSNBC is in anyway a subject matter expect on freedom or being unbiased.

    Ordaichte PoileasOrdaichte Poileas20 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Regardless of your stance in regards to his (Snowden's) actions, views, and beliefs, this was a informative and insightful interview conducted by Mr. Brian Williams.

    Jonne Hayes Jr.Jonne Hayes Jr.21 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Free Bill Cosby. God Dab it !!!!

    Durdy SoxsDurdy Soxs21 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • i have followed and read everything available about Mr. Snowden. I also Know much about much of which he speaks. I'm sick, penniless, and sixty years old. I have PTSD. My service to my country can't be documented. when the supposed time limit on confidentiality expired and I FOIAed my records, none exist. I think the most brilliant thing about him is how adroitly he fended of the sexually compromised person doing the interview when the interviewer tried to pin him down on Trump. I don't want Trump people to have this power either. The Soviet Union collapsed because secrecy to defend the errors of government officials will always be a corrupting cancer. I love this kid. I would die to defend him and know that if I did , the better angels of our American soul will carry me to my heaven.

    Tim CrossTim Cross21 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • A true hero

    RidURidU21 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • What does "edited down slightly for clarity" mean? See video description.

    Samael DietrichSamael Dietrich22 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Snowden for President.

    Kevin HackettKevin Hackett23 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Snowden did the right thing. A true Patriot.

    mrJwlockmrJwlock23 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • NSA running QAnon damage control haha Can't see Snowden supporting Creepy Uncle Groper Joe Biden's 2020 presidential bid, but why would he support Trump team 17 Q? Q clearance Flat Earth disinfo? That's a laugh! Maybe if we decentralize executive power and return to federalism, maybe a politician could get Snowden's support for a modicum of executive power. For now, our nationalist set up is only a step away from globaistl government. Federal government is in little more than name only.

    0ned0ned23 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • should have investigated the Russian connection for 2.5 years under Obama. why does he not get turned over ?.. someone got paid alot of money to leave him there . not even a radioactive drink for him... no CIA shot to the head.. yep payola !!

    Dan GattonDan Gatton23 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Snowden is the kind of man that should be in the Oval office. The problem is that people like hin will NEVER be elected because they can't be bought and sold. I thought that Trump will be that man, but so far he proved that he is just a junkyard dog. I am not saying that the country would be better with Killary. The problem is that the USA was built on theft, lies, and murder, and at some point what goes around comes around, and it's going to end just like all those stupid greedy arrogant empires that preceded that. It will implode. Two things keep it going, for now. The petrodollar and the military bases around the world.

    romeo serbanromeo serban23 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • As Intriguing as #Content is look what these emails tell us: 1 #ChristineBlaseyFord Leaked letter @WAPO so she could start #COLLECTING from #GoFundMe 2. She changed this story #Perjury @WashingtonPost Sandbagged Story That Might've Cleared #JudgeKavanaugh www.redstate.com/streiff/2018/09/23/new.-washington-post-sandbagged-story-might-cleared-brett-kavanaugh … pic.twitter.com/Gs4Xk9z4Vm Christine Blasley Ford said she went to the Safeway in 1982, but that Safeway didn't even open until 1986... #ConfirmKavanaughNow pic.twitter.com/pDl8ZV3ViX

    gold stargold star23 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

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  • Google influenced votes for Hillary in the 2016.

    Bob MBob Mวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Everybody knows this sht has been happening long before it embarrassed Obama. There has to be something much, much deeper here. I'll bet it might show Obama was using the information /technology was being used to spy of the Republican Party.

    Bob MBob Mวันที่ผ่านมา
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