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Del Berg vs. J. Edgar Hoover: What the Last Lincoln Vet’s FBI File Tells Us About Cold-War Surveillance

August 23, 2018
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Del Berg vs. J. Edgar Hoover: <em>What the Last Lincoln Vet’s FBI File Tells Us About Cold-War Surveillance</em>

Like many returning U.S. veterans of the Spanish Civil War, Delmer Berg was targeted for surveillance by the FBI. His file, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, tells us less about Berg than about Hoover’s agency.
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