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Author: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This official coffee-table history of the FBI celebrates the agency's 100th anniversary in July 2008. The book traces the FBI's journey from fledgling startup to one of the most respected and recognized names in national security. It takes you on a walk through the seven key chapters in FBI history--the early formative period; the gangster-driven crime wave of the '20s and '30s; the anxious age of World War II and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
FBI.
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., [2008]
(OCoLC)631061163
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
ISBN: 0160809541 9780160809545 9780160809552 016080955X
OCLC Number: 263538116
Notes: Shipping list no.: 2009-0016-P.
Description: vii, 124 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The nation calls, 1908-1923 --
The FBI and the American gangster, 1924-1938 --
World War, cold war, 1939-1953 --
And justice for all, 1954-1971 --
Crime and corruption across America, 1972-1988 --
A world of trouble, 1989-2001 --
A new era of national security, 2001-2008.
Other Titles: Federal Bureau of Investigation
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This official coffee-table history of the FBI celebrates the agency's 100th anniversary in July 2008. The book traces the FBI's journey from fledgling startup to one of the most respected and recognized names in national security. It takes you on a walk through the seven key chapters in FBI history--the early formative period; the gangster-driven crime wave of the '20s and '30s; the anxious age of World War II and the Cold War; the turbulent '60s and its burgeoning civil rights movement; the systemic corruption of the Watergate years; the rise of global terror and crime; and the post 9/11 era. The book includes extensive photographs, including never-before-seen pictures from the FBI files.

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