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John Edgar Hoover and the great American inquisitions

Author: Malik B AliWaleed AliDenis MuellerWarren LemingWard ChurchillAll authors
Publisher: Orland Park, IL : MPI Home Video, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Full screenView all editions and formats
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Presents a critical overview of the career of J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI for over forty years. Argues that Hoover used the FBI to further personal motives and engaged the organization in actions that were unconstitutional.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Historical films
History
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Malik B Ali; Waleed Ali; Denis Mueller; Warren Leming; Ward Churchill; Natalie Robbins; Athan G Theoharis; James Weinstein; Victor S Navasky; Thomas C Reeves; Lewis Meyers, (Deputy Director of NAACP); Robert Starks; Bettina Drew; Stuart McCarrell; Wesley Swearingen; Don Edwards; Mark North; Flint Taylor; Cortland Cox; Stokely Carmichael; William Kyles; Jeffrey Haas; Elmer Geronimo Pratt; Kathleen Cleaver; Pete McClosky; Barry Romo; John Stockwell; Irv Meyer; Emory Douglas; Jack Ryan, (FBI agent); Ray Santisteban; MPI Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 0788603558 9780788603556
OCLC Number: 67151769
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Documentary.
Program content: c1999.
Credits: Editors, Denis Mueller, John W. Kilpatrick, Dmitry Khroustalev ; camera and sound, Greg Newman, John W. Kilpatrick, Deb Ellis [and others].
Performer(s): Narrator, Warren Leming ; featuring Ward Churchill, Natalie Robbins, Athan Theoharis, James Weinstein, Victor Navasky, Thomas C. Reeves, Lewis Meyers, Robert Starks, Bettina Drew, Stuart McCarrell, Wesly Swearingen, Don Edwards, Jack Ryan, Mark North, Flint Taylor, Cortland Cox, Kwame Ture (Stokely Charmichael), Rev. William "Billy" Kyles, Carl Davidson, Jeffery Haas, Geronimo (Ji Jaga) Pratt, Kathleen Cleaver, Pete McClosky, Jeanne Hamilton, Barry Romo, John Stockwell, Irv Meyer, Emory Douglas ; interviewer, Ray Santisteban ; interviewees, Jack Ryan, Don Edwards.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, all regions; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Contents: I'll check the files --
First job --
Palmer raids --
Marcus Garvey --
Hoover takes over --
Great fear --
Alger Hiss --
Second red scare --
Privacy files --
Hoover and the Kennedys --
Counter intelligence program --
Civil Rights Movement --
Black Panther Party --
Vietnam and the S.D.S. --
Legacy --
End credits.
Other Titles: J. Edgar Hoover and the great American inquisitions :
J. Edgar Hoover
Responsibility: executive producers, Malik B. Ali and Waleed B. Ali ; producer and director, Denis Mueller ; written by Warren Leming, Denis Mueller.

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Presents a critical overview of the career of J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI for over forty years. Argues that Hoover used the FBI to further personal motives and engaged the organization in actions that were unconstitutional.

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