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Read Through Buckminster Fuller's FBI File

Read Through Buckminster Fuller's FBI File
Read Through Buckminster Fuller's FBI File, via ArchDaily
via ArchDaily

An unconventional man with radical ideas, Buckminster Fuller was an "affable weirdo" and "counterculture icon" who, as Gizmodo reports, often caught the attention of the FBI. For the first time ever, his (heavily redacted) FBI files have been released, revealing some of the reasons why the FBI felt the need to keep tabs on the world famous architect and designer, including speculations regarding Fuller and the Soviet Union. Though it seems nothing ever went beyond speculation, the files are fascinating. You can read them in full, here

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Read Through Buckminster Fuller's FBI File" 26 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/635336/read-through-buckminster-fuller-s-fbi-file/> ISSN 0719-8884
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