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The boss : J. Edgar Hoover and the Great American Inquisition

Author: Athan G Theoharis; John Stuart Cox
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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's central records system. This book draws on Bureau  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover; John Edgar Hoover; Hoover, J. Edgar <1895-1972> - (John Edgar)
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Athan G Theoharis; John Stuart Cox
ISBN: 087722532X 9780877225324
OCLC Number: 16756858
Description: xiv, 489 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Athan G. Theoharis and John Stuart Cox.

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