Author Betty Medsger : The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI – Pdf/Epub

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The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI characters Ì 104 E heart of the heist and the book the contents of the FBI files revealing Hoover's secret counterintelligence program COINTELPRO set up in 1956 to investigate and disrupt dissident political groups a plan that would discredit destabilize and demoralize groups many of them legal civil rights organizations and antiwar groups that Hoover found offensive as well as black power groups student activists antidraft protestors conscientious objectorsThe Burglary is an important and riveting book a portrait of the potential power of non violent resistance and the destructive power of excessive government secrecy and spyi. very interesting but a little bit too long and politically slanted enjoyed it especially the partsabout Media Pa very near to where I used to live

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The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI characters Ì 104 Se aactive but nonviolent method of civil disobedience to provide hard evidence once and for all that the government was operating outside the laws of the land The would be burglars nonpro's were ordinary people leading lives of purpose a professor of religion and former freedom rider; a day care director; a physicist; a cab driver; an antiwar activist a lock picker; a graduate student Betty Medsger's extraordinary book re creates in detail how this group of unknowing thieves scouted out the low security FBI building in a small town just west of Philadelphia taking into consideration every possible factor At th. I was born shortly before the burglary took place and learned some things about Hoover and Nixon as I was growing up but it was really a detailess overview This book is a complete eye openerWell written detailed emotional at times thanks to the author and to the burglars

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The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI characters Ì 104 The never before told full story of the history changing break in at the FBI office in Media Pennsylvania by a group of unlikely activists uiet ordinary hardworking Americans that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected that J Edgar Hoover had created and was operating in violation of the US Constitution his own shadow Bureau of Investigation It begins in 1971 in an America being split apart by the Vietnam War A small group of activists eight men and women the Citizens Commission to Investigate the FBI inspired by Daniel Berrigan's rebellious Catholic peace movement set out to u. Should be obligatory for everyone who thinks of the English speaking nations as innocent or democratic Could not put it down The book raises one uestion why did it not lead to a crisis of conscience in the USA Had it done further atrocities such as have been exposed in Guantanamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi may have been avoided