July 1st, 2013
10:15 AM ET

CNN Exclusive Interview: President George W. Bush in Africa

CNN Anchor and Correspondent Robyn Curnow sits down with former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush to discuss their humanitarian mission in Zambia, where a clinic that helps diagnose and treat cervical cancer opens today. Curnowasked Bush about his thoughts on Nelson Mandela, Edward Snowden, privacy and his legacy.

On Mandela, former President George W. Bush says, "Sometimes there are leaders who come and go, his legacy will last for a long time."

On Snowden, “I know he damaged the country and the Obama administration will deal with it.” He continued, “I think he damaged the security of the country.”

“I put the program in place to protect the country and one of the certainties is civil liberties were guaranteed,” Bush said.

The full interview airs today on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" at 5pm ET on CNN.

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