THIS DAY IN HISTORY March 8, 1971: FBI’s COINTELPRO Exposed

#tdih 1971, a cab driver, a day care director, and two professors broke into an FBI office in Media, Penn., and stole more than 1,000 classified documents that they mailed anonymously to U.S. papers. The documents revealed the FBI’s Counter Intelligence Program—COINTELPRO. The FBI conducted surveillance, infiltration, discreditation, and the disruption of domestic political organizations—including actions that led to murder.

Learn more on the link below and access the free lesson to bring this history to the classroom. https://www.zinnedproject.org/news/tdih/cointelpro-exposed

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