Staff / TruthdigSep 1, 2007
Under J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI kept close tabs on Martin Luther King Jr.'s wife, Coretta Scott King -- which isn't exactly startling news, except for the detail that the agency's surveillance intensified after her husband's assassination in 1968. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 11, 2006
The former president criticizes "political shots" taken at his son by former President Jimmy Carter and the Rev Joseph Lowery during the Coretta Scott King funeral last week Bush defends the administration's domestic spying program, tritely invoking 9/11 as a blanket justification for trampling constitutional freedoms Story | Listen Interview . Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 8, 2006
Bush attends the services of Coretta Scott King while simultaneously pressing on with a warrantless spying program | storyForty years ago, the FBI used illegal wiretaps in an attempt to blackmail King's husband | Truthdig filesPlus a change. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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