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Wen Ho Lee

Wen Ho Lee, who was under suspicion of having given crucial nuclear weapons secrets to China, is about to go free. Sources say the fired nuclear scientist has agreed with federal prosecutors on a plea bargain under which he will admit to one count of downloading secure files to a non-secure computer at the Los Alamos nuclear lab. In return, he is to be sentenced to time already served, and released. NPR's Barbara Bradley looks at how the federal government's case against Wen Ho Lee fell apart.

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