Remember: The FBI Declared War on and Tried to Destroy Martin Luther King


During the debate after Garrow’s essay, the most interesting criticism by far came in this publication in an article written by FBI historian (and WWU Visiting Assistant Professor of History) Daniel Chard. Chard, unlike many of Garrow’s other critics, read the documents in question. He not only concluded “the ‘evidence’ Garrow cited for his rape accusation is inconclusive”; Chard also criticized Garrow for omitting to mention why the documents in question were even prepared.

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