Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1970.
A Very Good+ first printing of the first edition in alike, price-clipped dust-jacket, crease to front panel. Inscription to front end paper by J. Edgar Hoover, first director of the FBI to author and novelist John A. Williams.
In the early 1960s, the Ku Klux Klan was entrenched in Mississippi, and the FBI was determined to take it down. The Klan was using violence and intimidation to keep African Americans and other minorities from voting and from integrating into society. The FBI's strategy was to infiltrate the Klan, gather intelligence, and use that information to target the group's leaders. Attack on Terror is the story of the FBI's efforts to stop the Klan in Mississippi, and it is filled with dramatic and revealing stories about the FBI's undercover operations, the violence that the Klan inflicted on its opponents, and the brave citizens who stood up to the group.
Don Whitehead has written a riveting account of the FBI's extraordinarily successful campaign to take down the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi. With lively, eyewitness accounts and rich detail, Whitehead brings the characters and events of that turbulent time to life. This is the story of the FBI's fight against a powerful and dangerous enemy, and of the Americans who; 8vo; [x], 321,  pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related.