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Volume 2: Huston Plan
In June of 1970, during the wave of domestic protest centered around
the war in Vietnam, President Nixon approved a set of recommendations
known as the Huston Plan. This plan called for various agencies
of government, including the CIA, FBI, and military intelligence
agencies, to conduct wide-ranging intelligence-gathering activities
targeted toward dissident groups and individuals. Most of these
activities violated basic civil liberties. The President revoked
the plan 5 days later, though some of its recommendations continued
to be carried out. Volume 2 consists of hearings followed by a lengthy
set of document exhibits. Witnesses included Tom Charles Huston,
the author of the plan, former CIA counterintelligence head James
Angleton, and former Assistant Director of the FBI Charles Brennan.