Aaron J. Leonard

Author | Historian

Musical Scares, Morning Star (UK)

How the FBI Harassed...Socialist Worker (UK

CounterPunch - Ron Jacobs

LitHub - Bob Dylan Excerpt

InsideHook - Review (via LitHub excerpt)

Antifada - Podcast

Zero/Repeater - Podcast

Rolling Stone - Advance mention

CBC - Advance mention on their podcast (See Episode 4)

Best Classic Bands - Write-up

Plasticos y Decibilios - Jesús Sans Morales

Musical Scares, Scott Costen, Morning Star (UK)

Musical Histories, International Times

The Birth & Repression of Radical Music in the 60s, Jeremy Allen, Huck Magazine

Dissident Orthodoxy podcast w/Casey Hobbs

Labour History, review by Braham Dabscheck, June 2021

Was Folk Music a Commie Plot, review by Mat Callahan, Monthly Review May 2021

American Communist History, review by Daniel Rosenberg, Feb. 2021

In The Cross Hairs of the FBI, Joe Pagetta, America: The Jesuit Review Jan. 2021

New Book Digs Into Government Files, Paul Buhle, Truthout (Dec. 2020

The FBIs War on Folk Music. 

Alexander Billet, Jacobin Nov. 2020.

Redaction Politics, review, Scott Costen Oct. 2020

DittyTV by Tim W. Jackson Oct. 2020

CounterPunch, review by Ron Jacobs Oct. 2020

Peoples World, review by Tony Pecinovsky Sept. 2020The Wire — review, Oct. 2020

Radio8Ball Podcast- Andras Jones, Jan. 2021

Aaron Leonard  & Jesse Jarnow @A Capella Books, Atlanta Jan 2021

Trailblazers & Troublemakers Pocast- Nov. 2020

Revolutionary Left Radio Podcst Oct. 2020

TrueAnon Podcast - Fed as Folk Sept. 2020

Still Spying, Rights & Dissent — Discussion w/Chip Gibbons Sept. 2020

WARA - Rhode Island  Pontificating w/Paul Sept. 2020

CrimeReads  Excerpts from Folk Singers & the Bureau Sept. 2020  Woody Guthries Communism Sept. 2020

Let Them Talk - Discussion of 1st Magnitude with Paul DeReinzo

Chapo Trap House - Discussion of 1st Magnitude w/Amber Lee Frost, July 2018

Midwest Socialists - Discussion w/ André Callot of 1M, July 2018

Revolutionary Left Radio - Discussion of Heavy Radicals June 2018

A Threat of the First Magnitude: A history of FBI counterintelligence and infiltration. April 3, 2020 By Tony PecinovskyPeople’s World, April 2020

Review in The Pensive Quill, Christopher Owen. February 2020.

Enemies of the Left - Review by Chip Gibbons (Jacobin)

Review, Threat of the First Magnitude, by Mat Callahan, Socialism & Democracy, November 2018

El Estado Policial Norteamericano - Pablo Pozzi, Huellas de Estados Unidos, October 2018

Kersplebedeb - Don Hamerquist - October 11, 2018.

Infiltrating the Left - Interview w/Aaron J Leonard, Jacobin August 2018

In the Spirit of the Tsar: FBI Informants on the Central Committee, Ron Jacobs, CounterPunch, February 2018

The FBIs Maoist Faction - History News Network, January 2018

The FBI's Failed Plan to Make Black Activist James Forman an Informant  Truthout, January 2018

Book review: A Threat of the First Magnitude, FBI Counterintelligence & Infiltration from the Communist Party to the Revolutionary Union 1962-1974 — FightBack! News, January 2018

Transpacific Revolutionaries, by Matthew D. Rothwell. How Difficult It Is to Be God, by Carlos I. Degregori. Heavy Radicals, by Aaron J. Leonard and Connor A. Gallagher. The East is Black, by Robeson T. Frazier Dhruv Jain Rethinking Marxism, Dhruv Jain, Fall 2019.

Turbulent 70s Revisted, Brad Duncan, Against the Current July-August 2016

Maoísmo ascendent y repressión del FBI en Estados Unidos: 1968-1977. Aaron J. Leonard y Conor Gallagher. ISTOR 64. CIDE, Mexico. Spring 2016 Spanish Version

Reds & Feds: Jay Kinney, Reason Magazine, March 2016

Viewpoint MagazineAaron Leonard Interview with Doug Enaa Greene, September 22, 2015

Dispatches From the Underground Part II-Conor Gallagher, August 26, 2015

Lessons to Be Learned from State Suppression of Revolutionaries, Ken Petersen, Dissident Voice. September 10, 2015 (English)

Let Them Talk w/Paul DeRienzo, MNN, August, 11, 2015

The FBI Works to Prevent Unity Among Leftists, Red Frog, May Day Books Blog, August 10, 2015

Dispatches From the Underground-Conor Gallagher - Podcast July 8, 2015

Marx & Philosophy Review of Book,  Joshua Mofawad-Paul, June 1, 2015

A Manifesto of Good Reads, Mark Perryman, Left Futures, April 21, 2015

Symptomatic Commentary, C. Derick Varn, April 14, 2015

Seeking reds hiding under the bed, Sarah Kahn, Washington Book Review, March 15, 2015

Watch out Lefties! The FBI is out to sabotage you,, March 5, 2015

The FBIs War on Dissent, Mike Kuhlenbeck, Eurasia Review, March 2, 2015

The Missing Chapter in the History of Americas Sixties Radicals, History News Network, February 22, 2015

New Book Showcases FBI Efforts to Sabotage the US Left, Eleanor Bader, Truthout, Feb. 11, 2105

CounterPunchRevolutionary Communists in the US of A,  Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch, January 23-25, 2015