THE FBI: The Crusade to Topple King

J. Edgar Hoover made his name in dogged pursuit of men like John Dillinger and "Pretty Boy" Floyd, but he never went after anybody with the diligence that he devoted to Martin Luther King Jr. Fragmented stories of FBI wiretaps on King have circulated for years, and last week the details of the almost paranoid pursuit were laid before the select Senate Intelligence Committee. Among its findings:

> The FBI wiretapped King's Atlanta house from 1963 to 1965, his Atlanta office from 1963 to 1966. It installed 16 bugging microphones in hotels and...

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