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When J Edgar Hoover’s FBI Declared Writers Enemies Of The State

Reading through dossier after dossier on 16 American writers contained in Writers Under Surveillance: The FBI Files, what strikes you immediately is the terrifying absurdity of Hoover’s obsession with anyone who didn’t follow his patriotic party line and dared to express critical concern about the national psyche in well-written words.  – New Statesman
Tags: Art, Fbi, Words, Hoover, J Edgar Hoover, 01.09.19


When J Edgar Hoover’s FBI Declares Writers Enemies Of The State

Reading through dossier after dossier on 16 American writers contained in Writers Under Surveillance: The FBI Files, what strikes you immediately is the terrifying absurdity of Hoover’s obsession with anyone who didn’t follow his patriotic party line and dared to express critical concern about the national psyche in well-written words.  – New Statesman
Tags: Art, Fbi, Words, Hoover, J Edgar Hoover, 01.09.19


When Herbert Hoover’s FBI Declares Writers Enemies Of The State

Reading through dossier after dossier on 16 American writers contained in Writers Under Surveillance: The FBI Files, what strikes you immediately is the terrifying absurdity of Hoover’s obsession with anyone who didn’t follow his patriotic party line and dared to express critical concern about the national psyche in well-written words.  – New Statesman
Tags: Art, Fbi, Words, Hoover, Herbert Hoover, 01.09.19


When J. Edgar Hoover Declared War On Black-Owned Bookstores

In a one-page directive, Hoover noted with alarm a recent “increase in the establishment of black extremist bookstores which represent propaganda outlets for revolutionary and hate publications and culture centers for extremism.” The director ordered each Bureau office to “locate and identify black extremist and/or African-type bookstores in its territory and open separate discreet investigations […]
Tags: Art, Words, Hoover, Bureau, J Edgar Hoover, 02.19.18


This Puget Sound eco cabin is made almost entirely from reclaimed materials

Activist and artist Anna Hoover collaborated with architect Les Eerkes from Olson Kundig Architects to build the Scavenger Hut – a beautiful, low-impact cabin hidden in the idyllic landscape of the Puget Sound. The design for the 693-square-foot compact cabin called for both affordability and sustainability. Accordingly, it was built using mostly reclaimed materials and leaves a minimal footprint thanks to a unique six-foot raised foundation. When artist and activist Anna Hoover was considering...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Hoover, Green Design, Sustainable Design, Recycled Materials, Cabin Design, Timber Cabins, Repurposed Materials, Olson Kundig, Eco Retreats, Tom Kundig, Charred Timber, Off Grid Cabins, Eco Cabins


Why Hoover's FBI Investigated 'It's A Wonderful Life' For Communist Influences

"An unnamed FBI agent who watched the film as part of a larger FBI program aimed at detecting and neutralizing Commie influences in Hollywood ... uncovered that 'those responsible for making It's a Wonderful Life had employed two common tricks used by Communists to inject propaganda into the film.'"
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Media, Fbi, Hoover, 12.20.17


A Gallery of Visually Arresting Posters from the May 1968 Paris Uprising

In 1968, both Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. were assassinated, and U.S. cities erupted in riots; anti-war demonstrators chanted “the whole world is watching” as police beat and tear-gassed them in Chicago outside the Democratic convention. George Wallace led a popular political movement of Klan sympathizers and White Citizens Councils in a vicious backlash against the gains of the Civil Rights movement; and the vengeful, paranoid Richard Nixon was elected president and began ...
Tags: Google, Art, Politics, London, College, France, History, Fbi, Chicago, Nicolas Sarkozy, Paris, States, Vietnam, Martin Luther King Jr, Hoover, Joan Baez


Watch Hoover the tiger released into nature after 12 dreadful years in a circus cage

After 12 years living in a circus cage and enduring terrible abuses, Hoover the tiger is finally free. He was rescued from a circus in Peru last April, where he had been enslaved his entire life. Circus trainers whipped and beat him, forcing him and up to 11 other tigers to perform on demand. After a year being nursed back to health by his rescuers, Hoover now lives in southern Florida, where he will enjoy warm breezes and shady grass for the rest of his life at a natural woodland sanctuary sha...
Tags: Florida, Design, News, Animals, Conservation, Animal Cruelty, Peru, Animal Rights, Hoover, Animal Rescue, Jan Creamer, Big Cat Rescue



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