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The Resource Nixon's war at home : the FBI, leftist guerillas, and the origins of counterterrorism, Daniel S. Chard

Nixon's war at home : the FBI, leftist guerillas, and the origins of counterterrorism, Daniel S. Chard

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Nixon's war at home : the FBI, leftist guerillas, and the origins of counterterrorism
Title
Nixon's war at home
Title remainder
the FBI, leftist guerillas, and the origins of counterterrorism
Statement of responsibility
Daniel S. Chard
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Drawing on thousands of pages of declassified FBI documents, Nixon's War at Home shows how America's guerrilla war prompted the FBI to institute a host of new policing measures while reviving illegal spy techniques previously used against communists in the name of fighting terrorism. These efforts did little to stop the guerrillas - instead, they led to a bureaucratic struggle between the Nixon administration and the FBI that fueled the Watergate Scandal and brought down Nixon. Yet despite their internal conflicts, FBI and White House officials developed preemptive surveillance practices that would inform U.S. counterterrorism strategies into the twenty-first century, entrenching mass surveillance as a cornerstone of the national security state"--
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Chard, Daniel S
Dewey number
363.325/16097309047
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8144.F43
LC item number
C4267 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Justice, power, and politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nixon, Richard M.
  • United States
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Left-wing extremists
  • Domestic intelligence
  • United States
  • Nixon, Richard M.
  • United States
  • Domestic intelligence
  • Politics and government
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • United States
Label
Nixon's war at home : the FBI, leftist guerillas, and the origins of counterterrorism, Daniel S. Chard
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The making of American counterterrorism -- Nixon, Hoover, and America's homegrown insurgency -- Off the pigs! -- Covert operations and clandestine radicals -- The Huston plan -- Improvising counterterrorism -- The war at home and the FBI's public image -- Police killing -- Deep Throat's secret wars -- Arab scare -- Implosion -- The politics of counterterrorism
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT1237653147
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9781469664507
Lccn
2021000641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Nixon's war at home : the FBI, leftist guerillas, and the origins of counterterrorism, Daniel S. Chard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The making of American counterterrorism -- Nixon, Hoover, and America's homegrown insurgency -- Off the pigs! -- Covert operations and clandestine radicals -- The Huston plan -- Improvising counterterrorism -- The war at home and the FBI's public image -- Police killing -- Deep Throat's secret wars -- Arab scare -- Implosion -- The politics of counterterrorism
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT1237653147
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9781469664507
Lccn
2021000641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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