MEET THOMAS DRAKE

THE NSA WHISTLEBLOWER BEFORE SNOWDEN

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Thomas Drake
MEET THOMAS DRAKE

THE NSA WHISTLEBLOWER BEFORE SNOWDEN

Art director , Special to AJ+. Senior producer . Editor .
Additional editor . Animator . Sound mix by .
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EDWARD SNOWDEN

Moscow, July 2015

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

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, Special to AJ+. Senior producer Jeff Seelbach. Editing by Kristina Motwani. Additional editing by Euna Lee. Animation by Kai Tang. Sound mix by Mark Behm. Camera Marty Martin, Dave Aronson. Many thanks to Jigar Mehta and David Cohn for their help along the way.

Special thanks to Thomas Drake, Edward Snowden, Ben Wizner and Jesselyn Radack.



FULL VIDEO PROVIDED BY EDWARD SNOWDEN




DATA SOURCES


INTELLIGENCE BUDGET

Intelligence Spending and Appropriations: Issues for Congress, Congressional Research Service


AGENCY BUDGETS AND STAFF

Intelligence Agency Budget and Personnel, Federation of American Scientists
The Black Budget, Washington Post
Inside the 2013 U.S. Intelligence 'Black Budget', Washington Post





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