Last Sunday, former vice president Dick Cheney called NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden a traitor. Though he's been hailed in some circles as a hero, Snowden has said he's neither saint nor sinner, but just "an American." This hour we'll take a close look at the NSA's data-gathering program, and discuss when the government's right to keep secrets, and when it's best to blow the whistle.
Mark Hosenball, senior national security correspondent at Reuters
Geoffrey Stone, professor of law at Chicago University
Kathleen McClellan, national security & human rights counsel at the Government Accountability Project