FBI Agent/Spy Suspect

NPR's Barbara Bradley reports on Robert Phillip Hanssen, the man arrested Sunday in Virginia on charges of spying for the Soviet Union and Russia. A 27-year veteran of the FBI, Hanssen has allegedly been selling vital U.S. national security secrets for the past 15 years. If convicted, Hanssen faces the death penalty.

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