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Volume 6: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Volume 6, at exactly 1000 pages, is easily the largest of all the
Hearings volumes. The subject of investigation in this case was
the country’s largest investigative body itself, the Federal Bureau
of Investigation. Particular scrutiny was given to the FBI’s COINTELPRO
operation, a counter-intelligence campaign directed at domestic
dissidents during the period of civil rights and anti-war discontent.
The lengthy list of witnesses included current and former Directors
of the FBI, current and former Attorneys General of the US, several
high-level officials of the FBI, staff members of the Senate Select
Committee itself, a Ku Klux Klan informant, and a law professor.
The hearings were conducted over 7 days during November and December