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FBI files Reveal Military Questioned Folk Singer's Wartime Loyalty

As Army Pvt. Pete Seeger eagerly waited for a chance to fight for his country during World War II, military investigators quietly built a case that the young folk singer was "potentially subversive." In a security investigation triggered by a wartime letter he wrote denouncing a proposal to deport all Japanese Americans, the Army intercepted Seeger's mail to his fiancée, scoured his school records, talked to his father, interviewed an ex-landlord and questioned his pal...

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