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Who Killed George Jackson? Fantasies, Paranoia and the Revolution Hardcover – 1976

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  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; 1st edition (1976)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0394482913
  • ISBN-13: 978-0394482910
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.8 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,417,482 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Eric Schenk VINE VOICE on November 24, 2012
Format: Hardcover
This book is essential reading for those who are interested in how the fbi turned the excesses of the San Francisco Bay Area black power movement into the rationale for a malignant, outrageous Cointelpro operation throughout northern California. George Jackson was a charming, violent sociopath who became a poster boy for the Black Panther Party. He was sentenced under California's then perverse indeterminate sentencing policy then to 1 year to life for his involvement in an armed robbery. Angela Davis, now a celebrated college professor was seduced by Jackson in 1969 or 1970, while he was temporarily in the San Francisco County jail. She then put together a twisted plan to supply Jackson's 16 year old brother, Jonathan, with weapons and a van to help a group of violent San Quentin prisoners to escape while in a Marin County courtroom. This plan led to the death of all but one of the prisoners as well as Jonathan Jackson. In addition, during the escape, the prisoners took the judge, district attorney, and several jurors hostage and attached a sawed off shotgun to the head of the judge. The judge's head was blown off and the district attorney was rendered a parapalegic when he was shot in the spine. After these terrible events, Angela Davis went underground (The Rolling Stones did a song about her on "Exile on Main Street" titled "Sweet Black Angel.") Despite the overwhelming evidence of her guilt, when she was finally captured and tried, Davis was acquitted of charges related to the Marin Courthouse debacle.

At the time, George Jackson was in the "adjustment center" at San Quentin where the most violent and difficult prisoners were held. He was devastated by the death of his younger brother and was looking for a way to get some revenge.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By George W. James on January 13, 2013
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One of the best of the best books written about the indomitable George L. Jackson, the author of "Soledad Brother" and "Blood in My Eye".
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