The Secret History of American Surveillance

The Secret History of American Surveillance

When Edward Snowden revealed that the U.S. government was running massive spying operations on its own people, the country was shocked. But few remember that the origins of America’s modern surveillance apparatus began more than 115 years ago, half a world away in the Philippines.

This is Episode 3 of the original series Post Script: Curious Stories of the Unexpected. Watch the entire series here.