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|National Security Agency whistleblowers William Binney, former technical director; Kirk Wiebe, former senior analyst; and Thomas Drake, former senior official, sit down with "Viewpoint" host Eliot Spitzer for an extended interview. The men describe Trailblazer and Stellar Wind, NSA programs designed to intercept Americans' phone calls, emails and other communications, without the need for warrants or oversight -- which they say breaks the law. Thomas Drake describes his decision to reveal the secret surveillance to authorities and the public: "Not only did I discover the wheels had come off the existing vehicle, we were in an entirely new vehicle -- in absolute violation of the Constitution. I knew if I remained silent that I would be complicit to the subversion of our own Constitution."|
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