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Protecting Anonymity

Special | 7m 7s

1971 filmmaker Johanna Hamilton joins The Burglary author Betty Medsger and Citizen Four director Laura Poitras to discuss the measures Medsger and the Washington Post took to protect the anonymity of their sources, the Media, PA burglars, who revealed FBI surveillance of American citizens some forty years before the Snowden revelations exposed large-scale NSA surveillance in the digital age.

Aired: 05/17/15

Rating: TV-G

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