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  • This April 16, 2014 photo shows Laura Poitras, left, and Johanna Hamilton in New York to promote their documentary film "1971," premiering Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

    In '1971,' an analog precursor to NSA, Snowden

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  • Glenn Greenwald speaks to the media after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport, on Friday, April 11, 2014 in New York.  Greenwald and Laura Poitras of the Guardian share a George Polk Award for national security reporting with The Guardian's Ewen MacAskill and Barton Gellman, who has led The Washington Post's reporting on the NSA documents. Greenwald returned to the United States for the first time since the story broke to receive the journalism award.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    2 reporters who probed NSA surveillance back in US

    Two reporters central to revealing the massive U.S. government surveillance effort returned to the United States on Friday for the first time since the story broke and used the occasion to praise their exiled source: Edward Snowden.

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