POLITICS
09/14/2010 01:15 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ernest C. Withers, Famous Civil Rights Photographer, Was FBI Agent Hired To Spy On Movement

The grief-stricken aides photographed by Withers on April 4, 1968, had no clue, but the man they invited in that night was an FBI informant -- evidence of how far the agency went to spy on private citizens in Memphis during one of the nation's most volatile periods.

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