Peace activists involved with the March 8, 1971 break-in that exposed the FBI's repressive COINTELPRO operation have come forward to share their story and draw connections to widespread government surveillance today.
The War Resisters League is the oldest secular pacifist organization in the United States. Since 1923, WRL has been nonviolently resisting war at home and abroad. The police have been spying on WRL in many forms and for many years. If they had been listening, they would have heard concerned people coming together to stand with those directly impacted by US foreign policy.