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Two from the NYT

2014-01-07 17:49:14.658078+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

NY Times: Burglars who FBI office in 1971 to expose spying on political groups come forward.

NY Times: Witness to 1994 murder recants:

Ms. Purser-Gennace said that although she told the police she could not properly identify the man, they proceeded to coach her with pictures, telling her whom to pick out of a lineup, and mapping out a script for her day in court.

threatening her with turning her over to immigration authorities if she refused to lie for them.

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comments in ascending chronological order (reverse):

#Comment Re: made: 2014-01-07 19:26:26.275264+00 by: TheSHAD0W

2nd link is broken.

#Comment Re: made: 2014-01-07 20:02:26.813539+00 by: Dan Lyke

Fixed to http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01...ification.html?ref=nyregion&_r=0 now. Thanks.

#Comment Re: made: 2014-01-07 21:45:28.670188+00 by: Dan Lyke

And the Metafilter thread on the FBI burglars, including one of the perpetrators, Bonnie Raines on her motivations.

A shout went up among the group of eight of us. One of us had stumbled on a document from FBI headquarters signed by Hoover himself. It instructed the bureau's agents to set up interviews of anti-war activists as "it will enhance the paranoia endemic in these circles and will further serve to get the point across there is an FBI agent behind every mailbox."