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Independent Lens | Coming to Independent Lens: 1971

Coming to Independent Lens: 1971

On March 8, 1971, a group of citizens broke into a small FBI office in Pennsylvania, took every file, and shared them with the public. Their actions exposed the FBI's illegal surveillance program of law-abiding Americans. Now, these previously anonymous Americans publicly share their story for the first time.

Premiere Date: May 17, 2015 | Runtime: 00:00:30

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