Allan PinkertonAllan Pinkerton established Pinkerton National Detective Agency in 1850 in the US, a private security guard and detective agency. Find information regarding Allan Pinkerton and the Pinkerton’s at http://www.loc.gov by searching for Pinkerton.
Front de Liberation du Québec
CBC ArchivesIn October of 1970, the Front de Liberation du Québec, a revolutionary organization promoting an independent and socialist Québec, kidnapped and held hostage British Trade Commissioner James Cross (who was not released until December 3, 1970) and Québec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte (killed on October 17). The CBC Radio archives provide information on the kidnappings and FLQ demands.