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Encyclopedia > Edward S. Miller

Edward S. Miller was an official with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. Official FBI Seal The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a Federal police force which is the principal investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ...


He was once head of Squad 47, the domestic counterintelligence unit in the FBI's New York Field Office. During that time he was involved in COINTELPRO, a program in place from 1956 to 1971 with a mission to eliminate "politically objectionable" organizations and individuals by many means. He authorized break-ins without warrants into homes of people connected with the radical group Weather Underground. He argued these "black-bag jobs" were standard procedure. COINTELPRO is an acronym (COunter INTELligence PROgram) for a program of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation aimed at investigating and disrupting dissident political organizations within the United States. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Weatherman, also known as the Weather Underground Organization, was a US-based, self-described revolutionary organization of communist men and women formed by members of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), splintering that organization in the process. ...


During a 1975 Senate investigation, committee head Frank Church stated that COINTELPRO actions were "fraught with illegality." 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Frank Forrester Church (July 25, 1924 - April 7, 1984) was a four-term U.S. Senator representing Idaho as a Democrat (1957-1981). ...


In November 1980, Miller, then head of the FBI's intelligence division, and W. Mark Felt were convicted after a seven-week federal jury trial of having "conspired to injure and oppress the citizens of the United States." While the convictions were being appealed in April 1981, President Ronald Reagan pardoned both men. At the time of trial, Felt and Miller were the highest-ranking bureau employees to have been tried for a criminal offense. 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... W. Mark Felt (circa 2005) William Mark Felt, Sr. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Order: 40th President Vice President: George H.W. Bush Term of office: January 20, 1981 – January 20, 1989 Preceded by: Jimmy Carter Succeeded by: George H.W. Bush Date of birth: February 6, 1911 Place of birth: Tampico, Illinois Date of death: June 5, 2004 Place of death: Bel-Air... A pardon is the forgiveness of a crime and the penalty associated with it. ...


 
 

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