In the 1970s, throughout the Twin Cities and beyond, the FBI infiltrated activist organizations and disrupted these groups using the grand jury system. The Minnesota Citizens Review Commission on the FBI listened to testimonies from a variety of communities who were being harassed and intimidated by the FBI. The Review Commission’s goal was to educate and inform citizens about the FBI’s tactics and explore what could be done if targeted. KFAI’s Dixie Treichel has more. Listen here:
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