FBI

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Pearl S. Buck
In 1967 the FBI investigated the foundation's affairs, and in early July 1969 the monthly Philadelphia published a well-documented, detailed, and damning piece of investigative journalism
Spurling, Hilary. Pearl Buck in China. Simon and Schuster, 2010.
249-50
by Greg Walter which accused Harris both of...
Family and Intimate relationships Christina Stead
Within a year CS had become the lover of her American manager at work. William James Blech (later Blake) , whom she called Wilhelm at first and later Bill. He was both an investment...
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Carson
AC 's contributions include rendering Fragment 286 by the Greek poet Ibykos in the manner successively of various more modern voices: John Donne , Samuel Beckett , Franz Kafka , an FBI report on Bertolt Brecht
Occupation Tillie Olsen
In 1952 she acquired a job writing copy for the California American Automobile Association .
Reid, Panthea. Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles. Rutgers University Press, 2010.
187
In the later 1950s she worked as stenographer for a medical society, but the FBI ensured she was fired...
politics Edna St Vincent Millay
ESVM first drew a muted degree of interest from the FBI when she donated a single dollar towards buying tractors for the Soviet Union in 1920. When in the mid 1930s she began to talk...
politics Tillie Olsen
The FBI filed reports on TO and her family, with such data as her father 's alleged crimes against Tsarist Russia, and pro-Communist statements by her sixteen-year-old daughter .
Reid, Panthea. Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles. Rutgers University Press, 2010.
177
politics Tillie Olsen
J. Edgar Hoover mandated the FBI to investigate TO . The FBI ensured that she was fired from her job, and two agents visited to interrogate her in April.
Reid, Panthea. Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles. Rutgers University Press, 2010.
188
politics Tillie Olsen
The FBI finally closed its file on TO (which dated from her Communist days in the 1930s).
Reid, Panthea. Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles. Rutgers University Press, 2010.
250
politics Tillie Olsen
Unlike some others, TO and her second husband remained Communists even after the Nazi-Communist pact. Jack Olsen became a union official. The demands of the party continued to compete with Tillie's family for her time...
politics Tillie Olsen
The next month J. Edgar Hoover himself wrote to an agent in San Francisco about her.
Reid, Panthea. Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles. Rutgers University Press, 2010.
177-8
She was engaged during the 1950s in activities which the FBI judged to be subversive, and duly kept...
politics Christina Stead
Their Communism made Blech and Stead vulnerable in the immediate postwar years. The House Committee for Un-American Activities issued its first subpoenas to creative people in films and allied occupations in September 1947, after gathering...
Publishing Tillie Olsen
In the early 1950s TO submitted stories, mostly about family life (in such unacceptable manifestations as a husband's death, a woman's desire, a retarded son), to the Ladies' Home Journal, which seems not...
Reception Tillie Olsen
This story was chosen for New World Writing, where according to Anne Sexton (whose first story appeared in the same volume) it shines out like a miracle.
Reid, Panthea. Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles. Rutgers University Press, 2010.
217
It also won the year's O...

Timeline

1932
US poet Archibald MacLeish won the Pulitzer Prize for his epic poemConquistador, which traces the journey taken by Cortez through Mexico.
1969-73
The FBI used women informers to supply them with thousands of pages of multimedia files on the activities of the women's movement in the USA.
17 June 1972
A secret investigation unit made their second break-in at the headquarters of the US Democratic Party in the Watergate Building in Washington, DC; the investigators were arrested.
1974
African American activist Angela Davis published Angela Davis: An Autobiography.
27 September 2018
A committee of the US Senate heard testimony from Christine Blasey Ford , an academic psychologist, that Brett Kavanaugh , President Trump 's nominee to the Supreme Court , had sexually assaulted her when they were both teenagers.