Here to Protect Us.

Chicago: 1969. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #1049

8vo 8" - 9" tall; [Civil Rights][Heading]Here to Protect Us. Chicago: [1969]. 11” x 8 ½”. Handbill printed one side. Near fine with a touch of toning at extremities A sarcastic handbill complaining of Chicago's “Red Squad” put out by supporters of the Chicago 8. From The Red Squad was an intelligence organization within the Chicago Police department created in the wake of the Haymarket bombing. By 1960 it had collected information on around 117,000 Chicagoans, 141,000 non-residents and 14,000 organizations. “After the 1968 Democratic National Convention, the Red Squad expanded its targets from radical organizations like the Communist and Socialist Workers Parties to minority and reform organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Lawyers Guild, and Operation PUSH. ”Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information and/or photos and we will respond promptly. We package our items carefully, ship daily, and have a no hassle returns policy--your satisfaction is guaranteed. We are members of the Texas Booksellers Association and the Independent Online Booksellers Association and adhere to their rules of ethics.

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