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Author Rosenfeld, Seth, 1956-

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

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    378.1981 ROS    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 734 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents PART ONE : The FBI on Campus -- Spies in the Hills -- The Responsibilites 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
PART TWO : 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
PART THREE : 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 ---- Epilouge : The aftermath -- Appendix : My fight for the FBI files.
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.
Subject Reagan, Ronald.
University of California, Berkeley -- Students -- History.
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-
ISBN 9780374257002 (alk. paper)
0374257000 (alk. paper)

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