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50 Years Ago, These Activists Stole Documents From The FBI That Revealed Illegal Surveillance

A group of anti-war activists will be commemorated on Sept. 1 in Media, Pennsylvania. The group stole classified documents from a small FBI office that exposed a surveillance operation targeting civil rights groups, including the Black Panthers and women’s groups.

WHYY’s Kenny Cooper reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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