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Probe Faults FBI in Hanssen Spy Case

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Probe Faults FBI in Hanssen Spy Case

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Probe Faults FBI in Hanssen Spy Case

Probe Faults FBI in Hanssen Spy Case

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An internal investigation at the Justice Department blames the FBI for the success of Robert Hanssen, an FBI agent who spied for Moscow for more than 20 years. The report highlights times in Hanssen's career when the FBI should have caught on to his espionage. Hanssen is serving a life sentence for selling national secrets. Hear NPR's Jackie Northam.

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