American Protective League. American Protective League: The Minute Man Division. Seattle, WA: American Protective League, 1918. [Petersen]
Andrews, Bert. Washington Witch Hunt. New York: Random House, 1948. [Petersen]
Archer, Jules. Treason in America: Disloyalty Versus Dissent. New York: Hawthorne Books, 1971. [Petersen]
Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Committee on Civil Rights. Intelligence Agency Abuses: The Need for a Temporary Special Prosecutor. New York: 1976. [Petersen]
Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
1. Committee on Civil Rights. "Military Surveillance of Civil Political Activities: Report and Recommendation for Congressional Action." Record of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York 28 (Oct. 1973): 651-676. [Petersen]
2. Committee on Federal Legislation. "Judicial Procedures for National Security Electronic Surveillance." Record of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York 29 (Dec. 1974): 751-774. [Petersen]
Barrett, Edward. The Tenney Committee: Legislative Investigation of Subversive Activities in California. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1951.
Baskir, Lawrence M. "Reflections on the Senate Investigations of Army Surveillance." Indiana Law Journal 49 (Summer 1974): 618-653.
Although the CIA has come to be most associated with the Senate investigations of the mid-1970s, the hearings were much more inclusive, touching multiple agencies and, for this article, the Army's substantial domestic surveillance activities.
Berman, Jerry J. "Political Surveillance in the Reagan Years." First Principles 10, no. 4 (1985): 1-3. [Petersen]
Carr, Robert K. The House Committee on Un-American Activities. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1952.
Charles, Douglas M.
1. "Informing FDR: FBI Political Surveillance and the Isolationist-Interventionist Foreign Policy Debate, 1939-45." Diplomatic History 24 (Spring 2000): 211-232.
2. J. Edgar Hoover and the Anti-Interventionists: FBI Political Surveillance and the Rise of the Domestic Security State, 1939-1945. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2007.
3 and John P. Rossi. "FBI Political Surveillance and the Charles Lindbergh Investigation, 1939-1944." The Historian 59 (1997): 831-847.
Countryman, Vern. Un-American Activities in the State of Washington. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1951.
Davis, James K.
1. Assault on the Left: The FBI and the Sixties Antiwar Movement. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1997.
2. Spying on America: The FBI's Domestic Counterintelligence Program. New York: Praeger, 1992.
Diamond, Sigmund. The Compromised Campus: The Collaboration of Universities with the Intelligence Community, 1945-1955. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. HV6285D53
Surveillant 2.4 comments that while the "basic facts are revealing," the author's "conclusions seem more based on personal experience and still open wounds than supported by events." Reinforcing that appraisal, Savage, I&NS 9.1, finds that Compromised Campus suffers from a "general disorganization. It is a barrel of information, data and polemic rather than a tightly organized argument." Diamond was one of those faculty members purged by Harvard because he would not inform on his colleagues. The "bulk of the book is ... about the Red scare of the 1940s and 1950s."
Noting that "Diamond focuses mostly on Harvard, which is the subject of six of his ten chapters," Freeland, Journal of Higher Education, Mar. 1994, adds that "[t]hree additional chapters are devoted to Yale, and a final essay discusses the FBI's efforts to identify subversives at a large number of other American campuses.... [He] seems to have done very little interviewing of individuals involved in the incidents he recounts. Basically, he relied heavily on the materials he obtained from the government, particularly the FBI, through his persistent FOIA requests." The book does not present a coherent overview of the subject, but rather a "collage of snapshots and vignettes." Diamond "believes the real issue ... is the existence of a systematic and covert 'institutional relationship' between Harvard and the federal intelligence apparatus.... In support of his thesis Diamond provides some fascinating and troubling information... In the end, however, Diamond's fragments cannot sustain his central claims."
Wirtz, IJI&C 8.2, notes that "Compromised Campus is not a detailed history of intelligence-academic interaction.... Instead, it is an indictment of Harvard and Yale McCarthy-era administrators and luminaries for acting as FBI informants." According to Whitehead, JAH, Jun. 1993, Diamond "demonstrates ... that Harvard as well as Yale and other major universities fully cooperated with the FBI, often at the level of the university president, in providing information about the political activities of faculty and students.... His account achieves a remarkable balance of documentation and passion.... This is an important book that questions the inner culture and values of the nation's leading universities."
NameBase feels that "Diamond has the inside scoop after numerous FOIA requests filed with the FBI, access to private collections and archives, and dozens of interviews. Much of this book deals with the FBI on campus and their use of informants (including Henry Kissinger and William F. Buckley), although it breaks off before the FBI got really nasty in the late 1960s. That still leaves two revealing chapters on Harvard's Russian Research Center.... This book is essential for anyone interested in the CIA-campus connection."
1. "FBI Surveillance of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1945-1963." Journal for Peace and Justice Studies 3 (1991): 1-21.
2. "Pacifism Treated as Subversion: The FBI and the War Resisters League." Peace and Change 9 (1983): 43-59.
Donner, Frank J. The Age of Surveillance: The Aims and Methods of America's Political Intelligence System. New York: Knopf, 1980.
Chambers says this is a "disinformation exercise." Wilcox calls it a "leftist critique."
Donner, Frank J. Protectors of Privilege: Red Squads and Police Repression in Urban America. Berkeley, CA University of California Press, 1990.
Gellhorn, Walter, ed. The States and Subversion. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1952.
Godson, Roy, ed. Intelligence Requirements for the 1980s: Domestic Intelligence. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1986.
Petersen: "Godson's collected essays ... are based on conference proceedings and make the case for domestic intelligence operations."
Goldstein, Robert. Political Repression in Modern America: From 1870 to the Present. Cambridge, MA: Schenckman/Two Continents, 1978. [Petersen]
Harvard Law Review. "Developments in the Law: The National Security Interest and Civil Liberties." 85, no. 6 (1972): Entire issue. [Petersen]
Law Enforcement Associates. The Science of Electronic Surveillance. Raleigh, NC: Search, 1983. [Petersen]
McCormick, Charles H. Seeing Reds: Federal Surveillance of Radicals in the Pittsburgh Mill District, 1917-1921. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997.
For Wannall, IJI&C 12.1, the author "demonstrates an anti-government attitude ... [and] displays an inborn dislike of some government officials, including J. Edgar Hoover, on whose plate he ladled accusations, holding him responsible for the actions of the personnel of an agency he did not head or control."
Morgan, Richard E. Domestic Intelligence: Monitoring Dissent in America. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1980.
Robins, Natalie. Alien Ink: The FBI's War on Freedom of Expression. New York: Morrow, 1992. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1993. [pb]
Jeffreys-Jones, I&NS 10.2, says that this book "adds to the already extensive corpus of knowledge on the secret surveillance and hounding ... of people deemed to be undesirable.... Robins ... thinks that in the absence of proper controls, there will always be scope for malpractices based on personal grudges."
Theoharis, Athan G. Spying on Americans: Political Surveillance from Hoover to the Huston Plan. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1978.
http://www.cloakanddagger.com/dagger: "This study focuses on U.S. internal security policy post-1936, and details the history of FBI break-ins, wiretapping, politically motivated investigations, etc."
1. "The Bureau of Investigation and Its Critics, 1919-1921: The Origins of Federal Political Surveillance." Journal of American History 68 (1981): 560-579. [Petersen]
2. "Failed Reform: FBI Political Surveillance, 1924-1936." First Principles 7, no. 1 (1981): 1-4. [Petersen]
Wise, David. The American Police State: The Government Against the People. New York: Random House, 1977.
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