1. Legal and Constitutional Issues
2. Waco and Ruby Ridge
Berman, Jerry J. "FBI Charter Legislation: The Case for Prohibiting Domestic Intelligence Investigations." University of Detroit Journal of Urban Law 55 (Summer 1978): 1041-1078. [Petersen]
Blackstock, Paul W. "Counterintelligence and the Constitutional Order." Society 12 (Mar./Apr. 1975): 8-10. [Petersen]
Charns, Alexander. Cloak and Gavel: FBI Wiretaps, Bugs, Informers, and the Supreme Court. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1992.
Surveillant 2.6: This book is part of an "ongoing project" for the North Carolina attorney, "whose writing on the FBI penetration of the Supreme Court first appeared on December 3, 1989 in a long piece in The Washington Post. His early research also aired in an independently syndicated TV program titled Now It Can Be Told on September 16, 1991."
Olmstead, Katherine S. Challenging the Secret Government: The Post-Watergate Investigation of the CIA and FBI. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. JK468I6O45
According to Choice, May 1996, this book focuses on the Church and Pike "committee investigations of CIA abuses (less extensively those of the FBI) in the wake of Watergate.... [Olmstead] applauds Pike more than Church ... and laments that, in the final analysis, the revelations produced few meaningful reforms. Her judgments are controversial, and some will argue naive, but they warrant careful consideration."
Marshall, JAH 83.4, finds Olmstead's work "perceptive and gracefully written." Although it "suffers from a shortage of available archival sources" and "could have discussed more deeply the foreign policy context of the hearings' ultimate demise," this book "is the most comprehensive account" of the congressional investigations.
Salzburg, Stephen. "National Security and the Fourth and Fifth Amendments." In National Security Law, eds. John Norton Moore, Frederick S. Tipson, and Robert F. Turner, 1001-1032. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 1990.
Sherman, Lawrence W. "Chartering the FBI." Criminal Law Bulletin 16 (Jan.-Feb. 1980): 53-58. [Petersen]
Hancock, Lee. "Delta Force Had Active Role in Raid, Ex-CIA Officer Told: Pentagon Won't Discuss Army Commando Unit." Dallas Morning News, 27 Aug. 1999. [http://www. dallasnews.com]
A former CIA officer, Gene Cullen, told The Dallas Morning News on 26 August 1999 that "he learned from Delta Force commandos that members of the secret Army unit were 'present, up front and close' in helping the FBI in the final tear-gas assault on the Branch Davidian compound." Cullen said that "he heard the detailed accounts of the military's active involvement from 'three or four' anti-terrorist Delta commandos as he worked with them on an overseas assignment in 1993."
Walter, Jess. Every Knee Shall Bow: The Truth and Tragedy of Ruby Ridge and the Randy Weaver Family. New York: HarperCollins, 1995.
Surveillant 4.2: An award-winning journalist tells the "highly charged and complex story of the Weaver family and the tragic deaths at Ruby Ridge."
Wright, Stuart A. Armageddon in Waco: Critical Perspectives on the Branch Dividian Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Surveillant 4.2: This work presents a "detailed analysis of the events surrounding the confrontation in Waco.... Contributors to this volume ... consider the legal and constitutional implications of the government's actions."
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