About

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Aaron Leonard is author of Heavy Radicals: The FBI’s Secret War on America’s Maoists (Zero Books, 2015), and A Threat of the First Magnitude—FBI Counterintelligence & Infiltration: From the Communist Party to the Revolutionary Union—1962-1974, (Repeater Books, UK, January 2018).  His research interests focus on twentieth century US history, particularly the history of the FBI against domestic opposition from World War II through the Cold War.  He has a B.A. in Social Science with a concentration in History from New York University and is currently pursuing a doctorate in history at the University of California, Irvine.

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