BEN BLUM - a 13 year old student filmmaker won a C-SPAN award for his documentary on warrantless government spying. Featured in the film was MARK KLEIN a retired AT&t tech who blew the whistle when he discovered that AT&T had given the NSA an office to spy on customers. Ben appears in this episode of The People Speak with his hero Mark and both tell the story of how the NSA has been spying on Americans for more than a decade - way before Edward Snowden became famous for his leaks about the NSA.
WILLIAM BINNEY is a former highly placed intelligence official with the United States National Security Agency (NSA) turned whistleblower who resigned on October 31, 2001, after more than 30 years with the agency. He was a high-profile critic of his former employers during the George W. Bush administration, and was the subject of FBI investigations, including a raid on his home in 2007.