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Subversives : the FBI's war on student radicals, and Reagan's rise to power / Seth Rosenfeld.

Author/Creator:
Rosenfeld, Seth, 1956-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 734 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Subjects:
University of California, Berkeley -- Students -- History.
Reagan, Ronald.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Student movements -- California -- Berkeley -- History.
College students -- Political activity -- California -- Berkeley -- History.
Subversive activities -- California -- Berkeley -- History.
California -- Politics and government -- 1951-
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
University of California, Berkeley.
College students -- Political activity.
Politics and government
Student movements.
Students.
Subversive activities.
California.
California -- Berkeley.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"A narrative report on the FBI's covert involvement with future President Ronald Reagan, radical Mario Savio and liberal university president Clark Kerr to suppress the 1960s student movement at Berkeley reveals J. Edgar Hoover's campaign of planted news stories, illegal break-ins and other acts designed to undermine the Democratic party."--Publishers description.
"A narrative report on the FBI's covert involvement with future President Ronald Reagan, radical Mario Savio and liberal university president Clark Kerr to suppress the 1960s student movement at Berkeley reveals J. Edgar Hoover's campaign of planted news stories, illegal break-ins and other acts designed to undermine the Democratic party." - Publishers description.
Contents:
pt. I : The FBI on campus : Spies in the hills ; The Responsibilities Program ; The undertaker ; The rise of Clark Kerr ; The essay question ; Protest at City Hall ; Communist target
youth ; The trial of Robert Meisenbach ; An eye-opener ; The FBI story
pt. II : Student radicals : The police car ; The Free Speech movement ; A leak to the press ; Sit-in at Sproul Hall ; No evidence ; An angry young man ; Vietnam Day
Pt. III : The rise of Reagan : The governor's race ; The Peace Trip Dance ; Sources on campus ; Landslide ; Fired with enthusiasm ; Obey the rules ; A key activist ; At bayonet point ; People's Park
Epilogue : The aftermath
Appendix : My fight for the FBI files.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 677-687) and index.
ISBN:
9780374257002
0374257000
9781250033383
1250033381
OCLC:
757506860
Publisher Number:
6954090
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