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NBC NEWS EXCLUSIVE: EDWARD SNOWDEN ONE-ON-ONE WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS IN FIRST AMERICAN TELEVISION INTERVIEW

MAY 22, 2014 -- "NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams traveled to Moscow this week for an exclusive, wide-ranging interview with Edward Snowden. The former NSA contractor's first-ever American television interview will air in an hour-long NBC News primetime special on Wednesday, May 28 at 10pm / 9 Central.

Williams' rare and revealing in-person conversation with Snowden was conducted over the course of several hours, and was shrouded in secrecy due to Snowden's life in exile since leaking classified documents about U.S. surveillance programs a year ago. Williams also interviewed Snowden and Glenn Greenwald jointly about how they came to work together and the global debate sparked by their revelations.

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