Bibliographic Details

The assassination of Fred Hampton : how the FBI and the Chicago police murdered a Black Panther / Jeffrey Haas.

Author / Creator Haas, Jeffrey.
Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2010.
Description viii, 376 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Hampton, Fred, 1948-1969.
Hampton, Fred, 1948-1969
Black Panther Party.
Black Panther Party.
Assassination -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Assassination.
Illinois -- Chicago.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7899487
ISBN 9781556527654 (hardcover)
1556527659 (hardcover)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-371) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction 1969: The Year of No Return
  • Part I. Rendezvous with Death
  • 1. Meeting a Revolutionary
  • 2. Born and Bred in Atlanta
  • 3. Young Fred Hampton, an Early Activist
  • 4. Chicago, Becoming a Lawyer
  • 5. Fred and the Rise of the Panthers
  • 6. Convergence
  • 7. Struggle in the Streets-PLO Begins
  • 8. Panthers Versus Police
  • 9. Last Glimpse
  • 10. A Knock at the Door
  • 11. Hanrahan Versus Panthers
  • Part II. Exposing the Murder
  • 12. "A Northern Lynching"
  • 13. The Battle for Hearts and Minds
  • 14. Farewell to a Revolutionary
  • 15. Panthers Indicted
  • 16. The Survivors Go Public
  • 17. A Puzzling Victory
  • 18. Sue the Bastards
  • 19. Shootout in Carbondale
  • 20. Vietnam and Protest
  • 21. The Carbondale Trial
  • 22. Prosecuting Hanrahan
  • 23. Revolt at Attica
  • 24. Two Bad Decisions
  • Part III. The FBIÆs Clandestine Operation
  • 25. The Snitch
  • 26. Back in Court
  • 27. Floor Plan for Murder
  • 28. On the Trail of Cointelpro
  • 29. GrothÆs Informant
  • 30. Hiding Conitelpro
  • 31. Number One on the "Hit" Parade
  • Part IV. Injustice on Trial
  • 32. Opening Day
  • 33. "I Am No Solomon"
  • 34. The Deluge
  • 35. OÆNeal Gets a Bonus
  • 36. December 4, Revisited
  • 37. An Honest FBI Man
  • 38. Witness OÆ Neal
  • 39. The Shooters
  • 40. Facing Hanrahan and Jail
  • 41. Fred, the "Messiah"
  • 42. A Shameful End
  • 43. Boiling Over
  • 44. Rock Bottom
  • 45. Out of the Abyss
  • Part V. Vindication
  • 46. A Victory
  • 47. Onward
  • 48. Seize the Time
  • Epilogue
  • Acknowledgments
  • Glossary
  • Sources
  • Index