Oliver Stone & Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Making New Film “Snowden,” Humanizing World’s Most Wanted Man
<a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2016/9/14/oliver_stone_joseph_gordon_levitt_on"><img src="http://www.democracynow.org/images/story/08/32908/w320/S1Snowden.jpg" width="" height="" alt="" /></a>As the much-anticipated movie "Snowden," about one of the most wanted men in the world, hits theaters, we spend the hour with its director, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone, and the actor who played Snowden, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and feature clips from the film that tells the story of how <span class="caps">NSA</span> whistleblower Edward Snowden exposed massive surveillance programs by U.S. and British intelligence agencies. "Our goal was to humanize the man, to bring you … the feeling of his life," Stone says of Snowden, who he notes was originally politically conservative and tried to enlist in the military to serve in Iraq but joined the <span class="caps">CIA</span> instead.
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