Hale Boggs Quote

Over the postwar years, we have granted to the elite and secret police within our system vast new powers over the lives and liberties of the people. At the request of the trusted and respected heads of those forces, and their appeal to the necessities of national security, we have exempted those grants of power from due accounting and strict surveillance.


Speech before Congress (April 22, 1971)

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Over the postwar years, we have granted to the elite and secret police within our system vast new powers over the lives and liberties of the people....

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Over the postwar years, we have granted to the elite and secret police within our system vast new powers over the lives and liberties of the people....

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Over the postwar years, we have granted to the elite and secret police within our system vast new powers over the lives and liberties of the people....

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Over the postwar years, we have granted to the elite and secret police within our system vast new powers over the lives and liberties of the people....