Book Discussion on The Einstein File

Fred Jerome talked about his book The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret War Against the World’s Most Famous Scientist,… read more

Fred Jerome talked about his book The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret War Against the World’s Most Famous Scientist, published by Martin’s Press. In this book he details the activities of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in spying on Albert Einstein and his associates. He also details the pacifist and socialist politics of Albert Einstein and his involvement in the Civil Rights Movement which provoked J. Edgar Hoover into leading an F.B.I. campaign to link the Nobel Prize-winning physicist to Soviet espionage activities and discredit his reputation. Mr. Jerome and Ms. Simmons read passages from the book, focusing on racial conflict. Then Mr. Jerome answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Einstein File

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Program ID:
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 29, 2002
Last Aired:
Apr 30, 2008

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  • Jun 29, 2002 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 30, 2002 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2002 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 14, 2002 | 11:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2008 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2008 | 3:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2008 | 8:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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