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Basics

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

National Security Archive.

In the Library: Articles

Ireland, Doug. “‘New’ FBI same old problems,” In These Times (7/8/02):12-13.

Marshall, Joshua Micah. "Counterintelligent: how the GOP keeps the FBI stupid," Washington Monthly (7-10/03/03):16-20.

Williams, David. "'They never stopped watching us': FBI political surveillance, 1924-1936," UCLA Historical Journal 2 (1981):5-28.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bennett, Clifton. The FBI: Basis of an American Police State. The Alarming Methods of J. Edgar Hoover (Girard KS: Haldeman-Julius, 1948).

Blackstock, Nelson. COINTELPRO: The FBI's Secret War on Political Freedom (3rd ed.; NY: Anchor, 1988).

Braden, Anne. The FBI vs. Black Voting Rights: A Case Study of Racial Harassment (LA: National Committee Against Repressive Legislation, 1988).

Breuer, William B. J. Edgar Hoover & His G-Men (Westport CT: Praeger, 1995).

Christensen, John O. The FBI, Libraries & the Library Awareness Program Controversy (Monticello IL: Vance Bibliographies, 1990).

Churchill, Ward & Jim Vander Wall (eds.) The COINTELPRO Papers: Documents from the FBI's Secret Wars against Domestic Dissent (Boston: South End, 1990).

Cochran, Louis. FBI Man: A Personal History (NY: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1966).

Collins, Frederick L. The FBI in Peace & War (NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1943).

Cook, Fred J. The FBI Nobody Knows (NY: Macmillan, 1964).

Criley, Richard L. The FBI vs. the First Amendment (LA: First Amendment Foundation, 1990).

DeVault, Jack. The Waco Whitewash: The Mt. Carmel Episode Told by an Eyewitness to the Trial, Tragedy, Treachery, Tyranny, Treason. This Government's Crimes Under Color of Law (San Antonio: Rescue, 1994).

Dewing, Rolland. Wounded Knee: The Meaning & Significance of the Second Incident (NY: Irvington, 1985).

Felt, Mark. The FBI Pyramid from the Inside (NY: Putnam, 1973).

Garrow, David J. The FBI & Martin Luther King, Jr.: From "Solo" to Memphis (NY: Norton, 1981).

Gentry, Curt. J. Edgar Hoover: The Man & the Secrets (NY: Norton, 1991).

Hamilton, Sue L. Waco Cult Inferno: April 19, 1993 (Edina MN: Abdo & Daughters, 1993).

Hill, Robert A. (ed.) The FBI's RACON: Racial Conditions in the U.S. during World War II (Boston: Northeastern U, 1995).

Jayko, Margaret (ed.) FBI on Trial: The Victory in the Socialist Workers' Party Suit Against Government Spying (NY: Pathfinder, 1988).

Jerome, Fred. The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover's Secret War Against the World's Most Famous Scientist (NY: St. Martin's, 2002).

Kessler, Ronald. The FBI: Inside the World's Most Powerful Law Enforcement Agency (NY: Pocket, 1993).

Kiel, R. Andrew. J. Edgar Hoover, the Father of the Cold War: How His Obsession with Communism Led to the Warren Commission Cover-Up and Escalation of the Vietnam War (Lanham MD: University Press of America, 2000).

Kopel, David B. & Paul H. Blackman. No More Wacos: What's Wrong with Federal Law Enforcement & How to Fix It (Amherst NY: Prometheus, 1997).

Lamphere, Robert J. & Tom Schachtman. The FBI-KGB War: A Special Agent's Story (NY: Random, 1986).

Leab, Daniel J. "I Was a Communist for the FBI:" The Unhapy Life & Times of Matt Cvetic (University Park: Pennsylvania State U. , 2003)

Lyman, Stanley David. Wounded Knee 1973: A Personal Account (Lincoln: U. Nebraska, 1991).

Nelson, Jack & Ronald J. Ostrow. The FBI & the Berrigans: The Making of a Conspiracy (NY: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1972).

Overstreet, Harry A. & Bonaro Overstreet. The FBI in Our Open Society (NY: Norton, 1969).

Pearsall, Robert Brainard (ed.) The Symbionese Liberation Army: Documents & Communications (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1974).

Powers, Richard Gid. G-Men: Hoover's FBI in American Popular Culture (Carbondale: Southern Illinois U, 1983).

Stern, Gary M. The FBI's Misguided Probe of CISPES (Washington: Center for National Security Studies, 1988).

Swearingen, M. Wesley. FBI Secrets: An Agent's Exposé (Boston: South End, 1995).

Theoharis, Athan G. & J.S. Cox. The Boss: J. Edgar Hoover & the Great American Inquisition (Philadelphia: Temple, 1988).

__________. J. Edgar Hoover, Sex, & Crime: An Historical Antidote (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1995).

Ungar, Sanford J. FBI (Boston: Little, Brown, 1976).

US Federal Bureau of Investigation. COINTELPRO: The Counter-Intelligence Program of the FBI (Wilmington DE: Scholarly Resources, 1978).

Vidal, Gore. Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace (NY: Thunder's Mouth, 2002).

Walter, Jess. Ruby Ridge: The Truth & Tragedy of the Randy Weaver Family (NY: Regan, 2002).

Whitehead, Don. The FBI Story: A Report to the People (NY: Random, 1956). Crudely emotional but influential work of propaganda designed to instill fear & promote consolidation of police state.

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

Gilbert, Barbara Snow. Paper Trail (Asheville NC: Front Street, 2000).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The FBI Story" [1959], dir. Mervyn LeRoy, 147m. In video stores.

"The FBI's War on Black America: A Documentary" [1990], by Maljack Productions, 50m. From MPI Home Video.

"G-Men" [1935], dir. William Keighley, 86m. In video stores.

"G-Men: The Rise of J. Edgar Hoover" [1991], by PBS Video, 58m. From PBS Video.

"J. Edgar Hoover: Private & Confidential" [1998], produced for A&E Network, 100m. From New Video Group.

"Ruby Ridge: An American Tragedy" [?], by Edgar J. Scherick Associates, 180m.

"Waco Firestorm" [1995], by ABC News Nightline, 23m. From MPI Home Video.

"Waco Tapes, parts 1 & 2" [1995], by ABC News Nightline, 43m. From MPI Home Video.

"Waco: The Inside Story" [1998], dir. Michael Kirk, 57m. From PBS Video.

"Waco: The Rules of Engagement" [1997], dir. William Gazecki, 136m. From Somford Entertainment.



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