An American Requiem - Chapter 7, "Capers in Chains" Summary & Analysis

James P. Carroll
This Study Guide consists of approximately 54 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of An American Requiem.
This section contains 1,030 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the An American Requiem Study Guide

Morris Childs and his brother are 1930s, Chicago links that together, with his lawyer and sometime Kremlin boss, Stanley Levison, surface in Washington as Joe Carroll makes his national reputation in the early 1960s. John F. Kennedy asks Martin Luther King, Jr. into the Rose Garden to tell him Levison, King's adviser, is a one-time Communist Party official with ties to Moscow that risk civil-rights legislation in Congress. King agrees to sever contact but continues secret consultation. Robert F. Kennedy wiretaps his phone in 1963. James denies there is Communist influence in the early 1960s civil rights movement.

The civil rights movement begins James' breakdown in shared understanding with his father. He believes Joe Carroll embodies the motto of his FBI career, fidelity, bravery and integrity. General Carroll's career in the FBI and the Air Force...

(read more from the Chapter 7, "Capers in Chains" Summary)

This section contains 1,030 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the An American Requiem Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
An American Requiem from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.