Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s is a full-text database of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s previously classified files on prominent radicals and radical organizations from 1956 to 1971. 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 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, the Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960s collection covers a wide range of viewpoints on issues including:
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