[Marxism] Fred Hampton August 30, 1948 December 4, 1969

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Mon Dec 4 09:34:23 MST 2006

Jerry Monaco wrote:
> Call it what you will, murder, political assassination, death squad
> execution -- it happened in the heart of the U.S. and no one ever paid for
> it.  In fact none of the perpetrators, as far as I know, ever seemed to have
> suffered guilt or shame for their crimes.

His family did win a lawsuit against the City and collect damages. But
no newspaper ever either gave that frontpage coverage or noted that the
civil-suit verdict pointed to the criminality of the event.


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