Burglars in 1971 FBI office break-in come forward after 43 years [Guardian]

• Statute of limitations for five citizens to be charged has expired

• Documents exposed surveillance state under J Edgar Hoover

by Ed Pilkington

7 January 2014

When a group of anti-war activists broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, on 8 March 1971 they hoped that they would be hitting the bureau’s overweening director, J Edgar Hoover, where it hurt most…

Full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/07/fbi-office-break-in-1971-come-forward-documents

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd


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