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Edward Snowden in Conversation with Bart Gellman

May 2, 2015 10:30AM to 11:30AM
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Speaker(s): 
Edward Snowden, former contractor, National Security Agency; Barton Gellman '82, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and lecturer, Woodrow Wilson School
Sponsor: 

The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Information Technology Policy, the Program in Law and Public Affairs and the Woodrow Wilson School.

This talk was taped and will be posted once formatted.
The Center for Information Technology Policy, the Program in Law and Public Affairs and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs are hosting a live conversation between Edward Snowden (in Russia) and journalist Barton Gellman '82 (in Princeton). Since June 2013, author and journalist Gellman, who is also a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, has written stories for The Washington Post about the National Security Agency (NSA) documents provided to him by former NSA contractor Snowden.  
 
Bios:
 
Edward Snowden is a former NSA contractor who collected classified documents regarding NSA surveillance practices and provided those documents to journalists. The subsequent disclosures have provoked international debate over privacy and national security. He was recently the subject of the Oscar-winning documentary film Citizenfour.
 
Barton Gellman is a senior fellow at The Century Foundation. He is also an author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who holds appointments at Princeton University as Lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Author in Residence at the Center for International Security Studies. His professional honors include two Pulitzer Prizes, a George Polk Award, a Henry Luce Award and Harvard’s Goldsmith Prize for investigative reporting. Gellman graduated with highest honors from Princeton and earned a master’s degree in politics at University College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar.
 
Media inquiries should be directed to Elisabeth Donahue, edonahue@princeton.edu, 609-258-5988.