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The Boss

J. Edgar Hoover and the Great American Inquisition

The Boss( )
Author: Theoharis, Athan G.
Cox, John S.
ISBN:978-0-87722-532-4
Publication Date:Apr 1988
Publisher:Temple University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

In 1925 J. Edgar Hoover secretly began to maintain in his own office the "Obscene File"and two other files which were kept separate from the FBI#65533;s central records system and which recorded accounts of sexual activities and damaging personal information on dissident activists, prominent leaders and personalities, even Presidents and First Ladies. In addition, Hoover had his aides keep "summary memoranda" on members of Congress reporting on their "subversive activities" and...
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Book Details
Pages:293
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Law Enforcement
Political Science / Law Enforcement
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 Inches
Book Weight:2.145 Pounds



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