Independent Lens

1971

Season 16 Episode 16 | 1h 26m 1s

In 1971, long before Edward Snowden's revelations of NSA surveillance, a group of citizens broke into a small FBI office in Pennsylvania, took every file, and shared them with the public. Their actions exposed the FBI's illegal surveillance program of law-abiding Americans. Now for the first time, these anonymous Americans who risked everything share their story publicly.

Aired: 05/19/15

Expires: 10/17/17

Rating: TV-PG

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