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Oliver Stone: 'Obama pardoning Snowden would be a wonderful act of grace'

Veteran US director Oliver Stone takes aim at state-sponsored citizen surveillance in his new film "Snowden". Having met with Edward Snowden himself in Russia to prepare the film, he traces the NSA recruit’s journey from patriot to whistleblower.

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The Academy Award-winning filmmaker talks to Olivia Salazar-Winspear about cyber warfare, policing the digital space and how the war in Vietnam was a turning point in his personal and political life.

Stone believes US President Barack Obama should pardon Snowden, who is considered a traitor by US authorities. It would be "a wonderful act of grace if the president did that", he told FRANCE 24.

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