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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:   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: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover; John Edgar Hoover
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Athan G Theoharis; John Stuart Cox
ISBN: 087722532X 9780877225324
OCLC Number: 16756858
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 489 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Athan G. Theoharis and John Stuart Cox.
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"This strong book proves that, at the top, the bureau was turned into what could be called the H.B.I. (Hoover Bureau of Investigation)... Unlike some recent Hoover biographers, the authors do not Read more...

 
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