Comments for: King address that stirred world led to FBI surveillance program

Posted Aug. 27, 2013, at 7:53 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech” inspired the world. It also galvanized the FBI into undertaking one of its biggest surveillance operations in history. Initially approved in October 1963 by then-Attorney General Robert Kennedy, the FBI’s wiretap and clandestine microphone campaign against King lasted until …

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