Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s

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Overview

This resource illuminates the enduring conflict in American history between the need of society to protect basic freedoms and the equally legitimate need to protect itself from genuine threats to its security and existence.

Organized alphabetically by organization, this collection covers a wide range of viewpoints on issues including:

  • Political
  • Social
  • Cultural
  • Economic

It sheds light on internal organization, personnel, and activities of some of the most prominent American radical groups and their movements to change American government and society. This collection supports a wide variety of courses in the study of:

  • U.S. history
  • Cultural studies
  • Radical politics
  • Social movements

Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s provides valuable information and reference materials on the most influential individuals, groups and activities of a critical era in American history. Including:

  • COINTELPRO: The Counterintelligence Program of the FBI
  • FBI File on Abbie Hoffman
  • FBI File on the Black Panther Party, North Carolina
  • FBI File on Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers
  • FBI File on the Fire Bombing and Shooting at Kent State University
  • FBI Files on Malcolm X
  • FBI File: MIBURN (Mississippi Burning
  • FBI File on Muslim Mosque, Inc.
  • FBI File on the Organization of Afro-American Unity
  • FBI File on the Students for a Democratic Society and the Weatherman Underground Organization
  • FBI File on the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  • FBI Investigation File on Communist Infiltration of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

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Archives Unbound Series

Introducing Archives Unbound -- a vast new resource that combines the best of legacy microfilms from Gale and Primary Source Media and new, never-before-filmed collections. Specifically developed to address the needs of individual scholars, universities, and organizations, Archives Unbound is unique not only for its expansive, multi-disciplinary content but also for the distinct new intuitive search platform by which it is accessed.

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Reviews

"The content of Archives Unbound makes it an excellent resource for students doing research in political science, history, or ethnic studies, as well as multidisciplinary research. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-level undergraduates through faculty/researchers." --Choice, March 2011 

— Choice

"...provides a platform for various historical document archives, making them more accessible to scholars. The content is unquestionably important" --Booklist, May 2010

— Deborah Rollins