A Riveting Interview With Edward Snowden's Conflicted Father

In a Fox News appearance, he advised his son to avoid committing treason and come home.
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Watch below as he describes the 29-year-old NSA whistleblower as a sensitive, caring, deep-thinking man of conscience who must have seen something very alarming to give up all he did and challenge the government.

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Conor Friedersdorf is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he focuses on politics and national affairs. He lives in Venice, California, and is the founding editor of The Best of Journalism, a newsletter devoted to exceptional nonfiction.

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