Nuclear Spies

Later this week, Congress is expected to issue a report with this basic message: Scientists, beware of foreign travel. The report by the General Accounting Office - which is Congress's watchdog organization - will detail dozens of times that foreign spies targeted U.S. scientists when they traveled abroad. And not only when the scientists were in sensitive countries, like China, but even when they went to friendly places like France or England. NPR's Barbara Bradley reports.



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