ACTIVISTS UNDER SURVEILLANCE: THE FBI FILES

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Publication Date: 
September 24, 2019
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P
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Trim Size: 
10.4in. x 8in. x 0.9in.
ISBN: 
9780262517898
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The attendee who didn't contribute but took copious notes was possibly an informant. This third volume of selected FBI files liberated by MuckRock documents the FBI's pursuit of activists and dissenters ranging from Margaret Sanger to Malcolm X. Despite the absence of evidence, Hoover suspected Communist influence in every political protest. He grilled Martin Luther King, Jr., about Communist sympathizers in the civil rights movement while offering reporters off-the-record hints about King's extramarital affairs. The Bureau investigated the supposed threat posed by Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers but not threats to them, even after the detonation of a bomb in their office. The Bureau persevered
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