COINTELPRO Papers: Documents from the FBI's Secret Wars Against Dissent in the United States

COINTELPRO Papers: Documents from the FBI's Secret Wars Against Dissent in the United States

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by Ward Churchill, James Vander Wall
     
 

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Readers anxious about the future of civil liberties under George W. Bush can trace the lineage of political repression meted out by the FBI in the last half century. The original FBI memos reproduced here expose the Bureau's secret, systematic, and sometimes savage sabotage of progressive political activity. The authors examine the treatment of the left from the… See more details below

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Readers anxious about the future of civil liberties under George W. Bush can trace the lineage of political repression meted out by the FBI in the last half century. The original FBI memos reproduced here expose the Bureau's secret, systematic, and sometimes savage sabotage of progressive political activity. The authors examine the treatment of the left from the 1950s Communist Party through the 1980s Central America solidarity movement.

Author Biography: Ward Churchill is a member of the Governing Council of the Colorado chapter of the American Indian Movement, Coordinator of American Indian Studies for the University of Colorado/Boulder, and author of From a Native Son. Jim Vander Wall is an active supporter of the struggles of Native People for sovereignty and has written several articles on FBI. He is co-author, with Ward Churchill, of Agents of Repression: The FBI's Secret Wars on the Black Panther Party and the American Indian Movement (1988) and an editor of New Studies on the Left.

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ISBN-13:
9780896083592
Publisher:
South End Press
Publication date:
08/28/1990
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
467
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.01(h) x 1.06(d)

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