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Seeing Red: Federal Campaigns Against Black Militancy, 1919-1925 Theodore Kornweibel Jr.

Seeing Red: Federal Campaigns Against Black Militancy, 1919-1925

Theodore Kornweibel Jr.

Published July 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780253213549
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Now in Paper!Seeing RedFederal Campaigns Against Black Militancy, 1919-1925Theodore Kornweibel, Jr.A gripping, painstakingly documented account of a neglected chapter in the history of American political intelligence.Kornweibel is an adeptMoreNow in Paper!Seeing RedFederal Campaigns Against Black Militancy, 1919-1925Theodore Kornweibel, Jr.A gripping, painstakingly documented account of a neglected chapter in the history of American political intelligence.Kornweibel is an adept storyteller who admits he is drawn to the role of the historian-as-detective....What emerges is a fascinating tale of secret federal agents, many of them blacks, who were willing to take advantage of the color of their skin to spy upon others of their race. And it is a tale of sometimes desperate and frequently angry government officials, including J. Edgar Hoover, who were willing to go to great lengths to try to stop what they perceived as threats to continued white supremacy. --Patrick S. Washburn, Journalism HistoryTheodore Kornweibel, Jr., Professor of African American history in the Africana Studies Department at San Diego State University, is author of No Crystal Stair and In Search of the Promised Land.Blacks in the Diaspora--Darlene Clark Hine, John McCluskey, Jr., and David Barry Gaspar,general editors