RADICALS: Ripping Off the FBI

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The statement, issued by U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell, reflected his deep concern—and considerable embarrassment—over a serious breach in the FBI's security measures. On the night of March 8, a group calling itself the Citizen's Commission to Investigate the FBI broke into the bureau's unguarded two-man office...

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