FBI Spied on Americans
According to documents obtained via FOIA from the Department of Justice, FBI agent-turned-spy Robert Hanssen not only spied for the Soviet Union, but also oversaw a surveillance program for the FBI which monitored American citizens to investigate the influence of Soviet propaganda.
CBS News' "Eye on America" broke the story; the Center for Investigative Reporting explained that the Department of Justice had taken sixteen years to respond to the FOIA request central to the story (http://www.centerforinvestigativereporting.org/articles/fbispiedonamericans). The FOIA request elicited nearly 3,000 documents (See 7/31/01, http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2001/07/31/eveningnews/main304276.shtml)
FBI, Hanssen, Robert Hanssen, Soviet Union, Soviet, propaganda, Barney Frank
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