Who Is Wen Ho Lee?

Don Marshall waited until late last Tuesday night, when the media army had abandoned its post outside Wen Ho Lee's house, to visit his neighbor. He found Lee, the suspected nuclear spy for the Chinese, bewildered but stoical. "He said he was going to leave it in God's hands," Marshall recalls. "He doesn't believe he's done anything wrong and doesn't understand why he's been singled out. It's as if whatever the Fates decree, that's what has to happen."

Neither Marshall nor his wife Jean, both computer programmers in Los Alamos, N.M., who have lived next door to Wen Ho and Sylvia...

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