Jacob-Grant-Full

Every step you take, Big Brother is watching

Loyal Opposition

With both the Washington Post and the Guardian winning the Pulitzer Prize for breaking the story on National Security Agency surveillance, I thought I’d have a go at winning one myself. By now, the fiery outrage most people feel over the fact that their government is spying on them has receded
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Seth Rosenfeld (Kelly Fang/Senior Staff)

‘Who were the real Subversives?’

Daily Cal alumnus Seth Rosenfeld discusses new book on FBI involvement in Free Speech Movement at Berkeley

Seth Rosenfeld, author of the newly released book “Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals and Reagan’s Rise to Power,” spoke at UC Berkeley Wednesday evening to discuss his new book in which he reveals the “secret history” of the FBI’s involvement on the Berkeley campus in the 1960s.
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Private Eye

Clint Eastwood’s screen biography of iconic former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover falters in its depiction of its complex subject.

It seems like Clint Eastwood is bent on coming out with a new movie (or two) every fall. The darkened faces draped in heavy shadows seen throughout his films hint at the possibility of emotional grandeur. But as of late, with each over-hyped release an inescapable feeling of disappointment has
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