Sam Greenlee

State of Things
8:57 am
Fri September 28, 2012

The Spook Who Infiltrated Hollywood

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Writer Sam Greenlee’s controversial 1969 novel “The Spook Who Sat by the Door” told the story of Freeman, an African-American man with CIA training, a militant spirit and a seething anger at America’s racial and social injustices. The book became a cult favorite and later a film.

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