FBI file on Paul Robeson

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ContributionsRobeson, Paul, 1898-1976., Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfilm reel
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Open LibraryOL20166189M

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This is a copy of the main U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters file on Paul Robeson, HQ It was declassified in A copy of. The FBI Files: From Paul Robeson to Martin Luther King, Jr. book she co-authored with CBMR founder and music educator Dr.

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This file includes all the bureau reports on Robeson and his wife, news clippings, and transcripts of his telephone conversations.

Reproduces Federal Bureau of Investigation files, dating from February to Mayon actor/singer Paul Robeson and his possible Communist Party association. Includes all the bureau reports on Robeson and his wife, news clippings, and transcripts of his telephone conversations. Genre/Form: History Microform catalogs: Named Person: Paul Robeson; Paul Robeson: Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

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Brother Paul Robeson. His passport was revoked from to under the McCarran Act and he was under surveillance by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency and by British MI5 for well over three decades until his death in Paul Robeson's FBI file is one of the largest of any entertainer ever.

The book has a huge range of sources but appears to use his wife's letters as a prime reference - Paul Robeson himself was less prolific in putting pen to paper.

From his origins as the son of a former slave, through his incredibly successful career in music and plays and then his increasingly troubled political activity the biographer paints Cited by: Paul LeRoy Bustill Robeson (April 9, – Janu ) was an American actor of film and stage, All-American and professional athlete, writer, multi-lingual orator, lawyer, and basso profondo concert singer who was also noted for his wide-ranging support of Josef Stalin and Communism.A forerunner of the civil rights movement, Robeson was a trade union activist, a so-called "peace.

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Actor and singer Paul Robeson's performances in Othello, Show Boat, and The Emperor Jones made him famous, but his midcentury appearances in support of causes ranging from labor and civil rights to antilynching and American warmongering made him notorious.

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Singer, actor, author, lawyer, athlete, pacifist and civil rights activist, Robeson was also the first African American to receive top billing in motion pictures, delivering unforgettable characterizations in such classics as The Emperor Jones (), Sanders of the River.

Paul Robeson: The Great Forerunner is a collection of articles about Robeson that had run in Freedomways magazine.

It is practically the only source for the entire "Omission from history books" section. In fact, nearly all the footnotes point to a single article in the book, "Paul Robeson: Black Warrior" by Paul Robeson, Jr.

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