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From the secret files of J. Edgar Hoover

Author: Athan G Theoharis
Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents from the late FBI director's secret files reveal for the first time the shocking extent of FBI activities in spying on prominent Americans and political groups.

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Genre/Form: Archives
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
From the secret files of J. Edgar Hoover.
Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1991
(OCoLC)607869976
Named Person: J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover; John Edgar Hoover
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Athan G Theoharis
ISBN: 0929587677 9780929587677
OCLC Number: 23584610
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 370 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: John F. Kennedy --
Robert Kennedy --
Dwight D. Eisenhower --
Eleanor Roosevelt --
Washington, D.C., field office reports --
Members of Congress --
"Subversive" activities --
"Black bag" jobs --
Electronic surveillance --
The Fred Black case --
The presidency and FBI authority --
Political uses of the FBI --
Senator Joseph McCarthy --
Political intelligence --
The obscene file --
Public relations --
The director.
Responsibility: edited with commentary by Athan Theoharis.

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Hoover may have died without leaving us an autobiography that might have enriched history and gossip, but that loss has been handsomely repaired by Professor Athan Theoharis. -- Murray Kempton Read more...

 
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