Feb 19, 2021
In this episode, Breht welcomes Aaron J. Leonard back on the
show, this time with his co-author Conor Gallagher, to discuss new
FOIA documents they recently received regarding the FBI agent
assigned to Fred Hampton, the informant who helped in the efforts
to assassinate Fred Hampton and Mark Clark, what the left gets
wrong in their understanding of COINTELPRO, and reactions to the
new film on Fred Hampton "Judas and the Black Messiah".
Check out Aaron and Conor's books:
A Threat of the First Magnitude: FBI Counterintelligence & Infiltration from the Communist Party to the Revolutionary Union
Heavy Radicals: The FBI's Secret War on America's Maoists
Previous Rev Left episode on Fred Hampton here:
Outro Music: "Fight For You" by H.E.R.
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