Remarks by Herbert Foerstel


Subject:
Librarianship , Ethics , Activism , Social Science , Activism , Information & Library Sciences , Librarians , Librarianship , Library & Information Science , Privacy Rights & Patriot Act

Description:
A summary of the Library Awareness Program, which ran from 1973 to the late 1980s, in which the Federal Bureau of Investigation expected librarians to "report on 'foreigners' [who were] using America's unclassified scientific libraries." Text from a speech by Herbert Foerstel, the author of the book, "Surveillance in the Stacks: The FBI's Library Awareness Program."

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.aaas.org/spp/secrecy/Presents/foerstel.htm


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