The FBI’s dogged pursuit of a “native-born Communist”

J. Edgar Hoover had an urgent request. “You will prepare without delay a 5″ by 8″ white card captioned as above and reflecting your investigative case file number for filing in your Confidential Security Index Card File.” Hoover’s 1949 memo, now declassified, contained all the terrible details about an American writer and historian named Howard … Read more