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Context: Because of her support for the Black Panther Party, actress Jean Seberg was targeted for 'neutralization' by the FBI's COINTELPRO effort. SAC Richard W. Held, the author of the request, went on to become SAC San Francisco at the time of the bombing of Earth First activist Judi Bari. He subsequently retired from the Bureau to become Head of Security for Visa International.

All of these doucments and many, many more can be found in The Cointelpro Papers by Ward Churchill and Jim Vander Wall (South End Press, 1990) ISBN 0-89608-359-4.

Request from Special Agent in Charge LA to FBI headquarters, asking that Seberg's preganancy, supposedly by a BPP member, be publicized in an effort to 'cheapen' the image of Ms. Seberg.

Page 2 of the request.

Headquarters approves the request, with some modifications.

A gossip columnist writes an innuendo laced article. Jean Seberg attempts to commit suicide, which results in the premature birth and eventual death of the fetus. In the following years she tries to commit suicide on or near the anniversary of the death of her chill and ultimately succeeds.

SAC LA forwards the article to headquarters. Mission accomplished!

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