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My Conversation With USC Law Professor Edwin Smith: Is Edward Snowden a Whistle-blower or Traitor?

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Tonight on PBS, University of Southern California law professor Edwin Smith is my guest. A foreign relations law expert, he weighs in on the fallout from the NSA leaks, U.S. surveillance and Edward Snowden.

The Justice Department charged Snowden with three counts of violating the Espionage Act, which carries prison sentences of 10 years each. In the clip below, Professor Smith discusses how Snowden's acts may be regarded in the future.

For more of our conversation, be sure to tune in to Tavis Smiley tonight on PBS. Check out our website for your local TV listings: http://www.pbs.org/tavis.