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J. Edgar Hoover : the father of the Cold War : how his obsession with communism led to the Warren Commission coverup and escalation of the Vietnam War

Author: R Andrew Kiel
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2000.
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Examines Hoover's career, and looks at his role in the development of the Cold War against Communism. The author traces Hoover's anti-Communism to his earliest experiences during World War 1. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Kiel, R. Andrew.
J. Edgar Hoover.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2000
(OCoLC)606388351
Online version:
Kiel, R. Andrew.
J. Edgar Hoover.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2000
(OCoLC)608507734
Named Person: J Edgar Hoover; John F Kennedy; J Edgar Hoover; John F Kennedy; John Edgar Hoover
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Andrew Kiel
ISBN: 076181762X 9780761817628
OCLC Number: 44573566
Description: xxvii, 581 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Father of the Cold War: Hoover's Obsession With Communism --
Historiographical Comparison of Research on J. Edgar Hoover --
Communism and Hoover: How They Emerged Together --
The Palmer Raids --
Consolidating and Expanding Hoover's Power at the Bureau --
Hoover at the Peak of His Influence on the Anti-Communist Movement --
Hoover and John Kennedy --
Obstruction of Justice: The Warren Commission Coverup --
The Communists or the Right-Wing --
Lee Harvey Oswald, the "Lone Communist Assassin" --
The Altering of Evidence The Intimidation of Witnesses And the Single Bullet Theory --
Hoover and Johnson: Obstruction of Justice --
"Those Who Were There Were Wrong and Confused" --
Jack Ruby, the Middle Man --
The Autopsy and the Secret Service --
Conclusion of Obstruction of Justice --
Escalation of the Vietnam War --
Vietnam: A Historical Overview --
The Formation of Policy Views on Vietnam by Kennedy and Johnson --
"They Are the Ones Who Have to Win It or Lose It" --
A Clean Break.
Responsibility: R. Andrew Kiel.

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I didn't know that such information was available... The whole Warren Commission and its report is a total joke and this book proves it. -- Don Adams, FBI Agent (Retired) This book is an invaluable Read more...

 
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