Independent Lens

1971: The Idea of a Break-In

Clip: Season 16 Episode 16 | 1m 10s

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary 1971, John and Bonnie Raines, Keith Forsyth, as well as Bill Davidon, the mastermind and de facto leader of the Citizens’ Commission to Investigate the FBI, talk about how Bill first approached them with his incredibly risky idea: break in to an FBI audience and send files to the press.

Aired: 05/17/15

Rating: TV-G

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