Civil Rights: The Informer

Appearing on a recent national TV program, U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach was asked if the FBI had infiltrated the K.K.K. Replied he: "Yes. At times I think we know more about what the Klan is doing than we know about what some divisions of the Justice Department are doing."

One of the probable reasons for the Attorney General's sweeping statement is Gary Thomas Rowe Jr., an Alabamian who has lived his 34 years in Birmingham. Rowe is a stocky, reddish-haired man remembered by acquaintances as a job-to-job drifter, working at various...

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