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J. Edgar Hoover

controversial FBI director

by Kevin Cunningham

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Compass Point Books in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hoover, J. Edgar 1895-1972 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Police -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Government executives -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementBy Kevin Cunningham.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesSignature lives
      LC ClassificationsHV7911.H6 C8 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3393965M
      ISBN 100756509971
      LC Control Number2005004614

      The Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover For five decades, the FBI's famed chief amassed highly personal Information on key politicians. These documents, now being released, tell some startling stories. The government is lifting the lid of secrecy from the confidential files of J. . Documents from J. Edgar Hoover, then the director of the F.B.I., and other top bureau officials show the speed and haste given to setting up the Jackson, Miss., field office in

      Apr 11,  · Author Richard Hack wants to set the record straight about FBI icon J. Edgar Hoover. Read an excerpt from his book, "Puppetmaster: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover.". J. Edgar Hoover, Director of FBI in his office, April Courtesy: Library of Congress J. Edgar Hoover lived in Washington, D.C. all his life. In he was born in a white, Protestant, middle.

      Dec 31,  · J Edgar Hoover was a phenomenon. The first Director of the FBI, he remained in office for 48 years, from his appointment after the First World War to his death in , achieving fame and Author: Anthony Summers. In the war on crime of the early s Leach and Melvin Purvis, Special-Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago FBI office, became famous in the hunt for Public Enemy No. 1, John Dillinger, and became rivals of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover. After the death of Dillinger, Hoover and the FBI were able to destroy them in only a few years.

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Edgar Hoover, in full John Edgar Hoover, (born January 1,Washington, D.C., U.S.—died May 2,Washington, D.C.), U.S. public official who, as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from until his death inbuilt that agency into a highly effective, if occasionally controversial, arm of federal law enforcement.