American Legion

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the largest organization of United States war veterans

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American Legionnaires pistol-whipped listeners at his speeches.
Goldberg reports that in Denver the ambitious Mayor, a Klan member, deputized 125 American Legionnaires to carry out vice raids in April, 1925, bypassing the Chief of Police, also a Klansman.
The following National Security Council report, dated June 30,1952, and declassified just two years ago, describes a spy recruitment program of the McCarthy era: The FBI, cognizant of the fact hat American Legionnaires throughout the country are a rich source of information due to their background as well as their diversified and dispersed activities, has continued its program of regularly contactin members of the American Legion to assure the receipt of information coming to their attention which pertains to the internal security of the nation.
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