Snowden On Thomas Drake: Meet Thomas Drake

National Security Agency whistleblower and former NSA senior executive Thomas Drake talks about how the U.S. government violates our privacy by accessing our data without our consent. National Security Agency whistleblower and former NSA senior executive Thomas Drake talks about how the U.S. government violates our privacy by accessing our data without our consent. 

After blowing the whistle on waste, fraud and abuse within the NSA, Thomas Drake was charged under the Espionage Act by the Obama Administration. This interactive short documentary tells his story.

The project was created for AJ+ by Anna Flagg and Emily Bodenberg. Art direction by Moiz Syed. Senior producer Jeff Seelbach. Editing by Kristina Motwani. Additional editing byEuna Lee. Animation by Kai Tang. Sound mix by Mark Behm. Camera Marty MartinDave Aronson. Many thanks to Jigar Mehta and David Cohn for their help along the way.

Special thanks to Thomas DrakeEdward SnowdenBen Wizner and Jesselyn Radack.