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NBC News' Brian Williams nets Edward Snowden for first American TV interview

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NBC News anchor Brian Williams traveled to Russia to become the first American television journalist to interview Edward Snowden. The former NSA contractor has been living in exile for nearly a year after leaking classified security documents about the United States.

Williams also interviewed former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, so now we know what that selfie from this morning was all about. The special, which is slated to air next Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET, will consist of three parts: The first two will be Williams talking to Snowden and Greenwald separately, and the last portion will be a Snowden-Greenwald joint interview. --Jordan Valinsky