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The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI

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January 5, 2017

This looks at the story of the March 1971 break-in at FBI offices in Media, Pennsylvania, by eight activists from the group Citizens… read more

This looks at the story of the March 1971 break-in at FBI offices in Media, Pennsylvania, by eight activists from the group Citizens Commission to Investigate the FBI. The documents they stole revealed the existence of J. Edgar Hoover’s secret Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO) that targeted people and groups the FBI considered to be subversive, including, but not limited to, members of the Black Panther Party and the American Indian Movement. close

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The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI

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