Taped by WGBH Forum Network, journalist Glenn Greenwald was joined by linguist Noam Chomsky at First Parish Church in Cambridge to discuss Edward Snowden, the U.S. National Security Agency, and the United States as a surveillance state.

Greenwald discusses how the story evolved including his first meeting with Edward Snowden, how the documents were obtained, and how they decided the story was going to come out.

This talk was taped on May 15, 2014 at 7 p.m.