Ethics: The Wrong Occupation

Angry black to a TV sound man: "Cops are getting funnier looking every day."

Sound man: "I'm not a cop, I'm a sound man."

Black: "I bet you got credentials, too. The FBI supplies the best credentials. We know, and you know, that one of the best ways to spy on black people is to impersonate a TV man."

—from the movie, Medium Cool

The dialogue is fictional. To some, perhaps, unbelievable. But from the conspiracy trial of the so-called "Chicago Eight" comes evidence that the movie black's suspicions are not all that farfetched. Carl...

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