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Coretta Scott King (1927)

Coretta Scott King was the wife of slain civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr., and a noted community leader in her own right. She was vocal in her opposition to apartheid, capital punishment, and war and advocated for women's rights, lesbian and gay rights, and HIV/AIDS prevention. In 1968, Mrs. King established The King Center, a memorial dedicated to promoting the legacy and ideals of her late husband. Why was she under FBI surveillance from 1968 to 1972? More...
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Coretta Scott King was under surveillance by the FBI because they were afraid that she might tie the Civil Rights Movement to the Anti-Vietnam War Movement.

(The FBI also had people such as John Lennon and Frank Zappa under surveillance. I think that they were afraid of an outbreak of free-thinkers.)

Just trying to figure out the difference between
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Coretta Scott King was also under surveillance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1968 until 1972. Her husband's activities had been monitored during his lifetime. Documents obtained by a Houston, Texas television station show that the FBI worried that Coretta Scott King would "tie the anti-Vietnam movement to the civil rights movement."
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