Park City Eccles Center

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To open it's 19th season at the Park City Eccles Center, Park City Institute has been chosen for a rare opportunity to stream a live, one-on-one conversation with the man who's been called a traitor, a hero and a patriot - Edward Snowden. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City Institute will open its 19th season December 5th with a live, exclusive conversation with the former NSA intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. Snowden leaked classified documents to journalists to expose illegal government surveillance. Under charges of espionage by the American government, Snowden remains in Russia in temporary asylum. He will come to the Eccles Center via closed video feed. Tickets go on sale to the general public October 1.

Park City students will have the opportunity to learn how physics impact ski turns and Corked 180's at a special presentation by the University of Utah Physics Department Thursday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.