Interview with Frank Wilkinson, former director of the National Committee Against Repressive Legislation05/30/01
He was one of the last people imprisoned for refusing to testify before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee. He was asked to talk about integration in Los Angeles public housing in the 1950's. He was spied upon by the FBI for more than 30 years and also targeted for assassination by the government. Wilkinson learned of the extent of the surveillance after suing to get his FBI file released.