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Staffers: Voice of America Independence in Peril

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Almost half of the employees of the government news service the Voice of America have petitioned Congress. They are protesting what they say are cuts in the amount and variety of VOA news programming, and pressure from the Bush administration to politicize and slant coverage in favor of U.S. policies. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.