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Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to the U.S. Secret Service regarding James Forman.

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Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to the U.S. Secret Service regarding James Forman.

Description

Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to the U.S. Secret Service regarding James Rufus Forman.

Subject

Forman, James, 1928-2005.
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972.
Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century.
Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance files.
United States. Secret Service.

Creator

Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972.

Source

JamesFormanLibraryCollection

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

1969-06-12

Date Created

2013-05-21

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English

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Washington, D.C.

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United States Department of Justice
Federal Bureau of Investigation
June 12 1969
Washington DC 20535
In reply, please refer to
File no: Bufile 100-443566
NYfile 100-155090

Director
United States Secret Service
Department of the Trasury
Washington D.C. 20220
RE: James Rufus Forman

Dear Sir:
The information furnished herewith concerns an individual who is believed to be covered by the agreement between the FNI and Secret Service concerning Presidential protection, and to fall within the category or categories checked.
1.[] Has attempted or threatened bodily harm to any government official or employee including foreign officials residing in or planning an imminent visit to the U.S., because of his official status.
2.[] has attempted or threatened to redress a grievance against any public official by other than legal means.
3.[] Because of background is potentially dangerous; or has been identified as a member of participant in communist movement; or has been under active investigation as member of other group or organization inimical to U.S.
4.[] U.S. citizens or residents who defect from the U.S. to countries in the Soviet or Chinese Communist blocs and return
5.[X] Subversives, ultrarightists, racists and fascists who meet one or more of the following criteria:
(a)[] Evidence of emotional instability (including unstable residence and employment record) or irrational or suicidal behavior;
(b)[X] Expressions of strong or violent anti-U.S. sentiment;
(c)[X] Prior acts (including arrests or convictions) or conduct or statements indicating a propensity for violence and antipathy toward good order and government.
6. [] Individuals involved in illegal bombing or illegal bomb-making.
Photograph [X] has been furnished [] enclosed [] is not available [] may be available through______
Very yruly yours,
John Edgar Hoover
Director
1-Special Agent in Charge (Enclosure(s) (1) (RM)
U.S. Secret Service, NYC

Enclosure(s) (1)
(Upon removal of classified enclosures, if any, this transmittal form becomes UNCLASSIFIED.)

Original Format

8.5 x 11 inches (216 x 279 mm)
Paper

Citation

Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972., “Letter from J. Edgar Hoover to the U.S. Secret Service regarding James Forman.,” Queens College Civil Rights Archives, accessed May 17, 2022, http://archives.qc.cuny.edu/civilrights/items/show/166.

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