In 1971, eight people broke into an FBI office in Pennsylvania, making off with confidential documents. Despite a huge manhunt involving 200 federal agents, the burglars were never caught. Only recently, after lawyers advised the group the US government can no longer try them for their crime, have five of the people who broke into that office on that night come forward. The group — including a professor and a couple who had young children at the time of the break-in — took tremendous risks in obtaining the confidential documents. Christiane Amanpour writes about those risks in her CNN blog, explaining why the conspirators chose the night of one of the biggest boxing matches in history for their operation, and what the release of the documents did to a powerful FBI desperate to stifle the US peace, civil rights, and Black Panther movements.