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The Assassination of Fred Hampton : How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther

Author: Jeffrey Haas
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Lawrence Hill Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an account of the author's pursuit, along with the People's Law Office, of the assassins of African-American activist Fred Hampton, chronicling the legal battle against the FBI and Chicago police, and examines Hampton's work as a community leader and member of the Black Panther Party before his death.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Fred Hampton; Fred Hampton; Fred Hampton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Haas
ISBN: 1569767092 9781569767092
OCLC Number: 705522867
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Originally published: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, ©2010.
Description: x, 378 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : 1969 : the year of no return --
Rendezvous with death. Meeting a revolutionary --
Born and bred in Atlanta --
Young Fred Hampton, an early activist --
Chicago, becoming a lawyer --
Fred and the rise of the Panthers --
Convergence --
Struggle in the streets : PLO begins --
Panthers versus police --
Last glimpse --
A knock at the door --
Hanrahan versus Panthers --
Exposing the murder. "A northern lynching" --
The battle for hearts and minds --
Farewell to a revolutionary --
Panthers indicted --
The survivors go public --
A puzzling victory --
Sue the bastards --
Shootout in Carbondale --
Vietnam and protest --
The Carbondale trial --
Prosecuting Hanrahan --
Revolt at Attica --
Two bad decisions --
The FBI's clandestine operation. The snitch --
Back in court --
Floor plan for murder --
On the trail of COINTELPRO --
Groth's informant --
Hiding COINTELPRO --
Number one on the "Hit" parade --
Injustice on trial. Opening day --
"I am no Solomon" --
The deluge --
O'Neal gets a bonus --
December 4, revisited --
An honest FBI man --
Witness O'Neal --
The shooters --
Facing Hanrahan and jail --
Fred, the "Messiah" --
A shameful end --
Boiling over --
Rock bottom --
Out of the abyss --
Vindication. A victory --
Onward --
Seize the time.
Other Titles: How the FBI and the Chicago police murdered a Black Panther
Responsibility: Jeffrey Hass.

Abstract:

Presents an account of the author's pursuit, along with the People's Law Office, of the assassins of African-American activist Fred Hampton, chronicling the legal battle against the FBI and Chicago police, and examines Hampton's work as a community leader and member of the Black Panther Party before his death.

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