Article excerpt from the August 23, 2009 UK Sunday Times online edition.
The son of Jean Seberg, the American actress and icon of France’s “new wave” cinema, has accused the FBI of fuelling the psychological pressure that drove her to commit suicide with an overdose of drugs and drink three decades ago.
“My mother felt persecuted,” said Diego Gary, referring to a “destabilisation campaign” against Seberg by the FBI on account of her support for the Black Panthers, a far-left group dedicated to promoting “black power” in America.
“There were moments when she was very afraid,” he said in an interview last week. “She hired two bodyguards to protect her because she had received so many threats.”
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