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Democrat Senators Oppose, But Don't Name, Stealth Satellite

The Senate is considering whether to approve an expensive and controversial stealth spy satellite program as part of an intelligence spending bill. Some leading Democrats have objected to it on the Senate floor, though they won't publicly identify what it is. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with John Pike, director of

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Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.