FBI ordered to pay UC Berkeley alumnus $470,000

A federal judge ruled Oct. 17 that the FBI must pay a UC Berkeley alumnus and former Daily Californian writer nearly half a million dollars for withholding records concerning the bureau’s covert activities during the 1950s and 60s.
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‘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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Improve local policing programs

End association with secure communities

Imagine yourself picked up by the Berkeley police on a minor matter. You’re quickly cleared for release, but the cops see that you were once suspected — NOT CONVICTED — of a more serious offense.
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Report shows drop in city crime from 2010 to 2011

The FBI has released a preliminary uniform crime report detailing the crime levels for large cities around the country, showing that from 2010 to 2011, crime levels in the city of Berkeley have fallen. The report’s Berkeley statistics led to a 2011 crime report submitted by Berkeley Police Chief Michael
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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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