Hoover"s FBI: the men and the myth

by William W. Turner

Publisher: Sherbourne Press in Los Angeles

Written in English
Cover of: Hoover
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Statement[by] William W. Turner.
LC ClassificationsHV8138 .T849
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 352 p.
Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL5444286M
LC Control Number73099871

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(1). Not his first expose (Invisible Witness re privacy invasions and Police Establishment both appeared in on other lists)—not the first (Fred Cook's The FBI Nobody Knows— or Norman Ollestad's more blatant Inside the FBI—), the subtitle states the position.

Turner worked for the FBI for ten years and proved fractious (""poor attitude""; ""unauthorized. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Turner, William W. Hoover's FBI: the men and the myth. Los Angeles, Sherbourne Press [] (OCoLC) Hoover's FBI: The Men and the Myth Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by William W.

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Read the full-text online edition of G-Men, Hoover's FBI in American Popular Culture (). the book provides an account of how the FBI and the mass entertainment industry were able to transform the bureau and its biggest cases into popular mythology.

the Myth of. The fabled Bureau celebrated it's one hundredth birthday last week, and to that end, they've published a list of ten myths about J. Edgar Hoover's G-men on their site, : John Devore.

G-Men: Hoover's FBI in American Popular Culture. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, p. When the dustbowl farmers in John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath lost their land to the banks, they joined other refugees from the Depression both on the road and in looking for someone to blame for their condition.

Synopsis Originally published inand here reprinted with a new introduction and epilogue by the author, a former FBI agent. Turner examines the Bureau's most famous cases, discloses the parallels in the growth of the FBI and of organized crime, 5/5(1).

The cross-dressing thing, however, is a definite no. The story appears in Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover (), a gossipy biography by British journalist Anthony Summers, who has also written a JFK assassination conspiracy book. Summers says he got his info from Susan Rosenstiel, fourth wife of Lewis Rosenstiel.

Reading "Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover" was an edifying, revelatory, and startling experience. I place special emphasis on "STARTLING", because though I had some prior knowledge of Hoover's abuses of power and misdeeds as FBI Director, it was not until reading this book that the full magnitude of them became all too clear/5.

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Edgar Hoovers FBI to tell the full storyfor the first timeof the most spectacular crime wave in American history, the two-year battle between the young Hoover and the assortment of criminals who became national icons: John Dillinger, Machine Gun Kelly, Bonnie 4/5.

Dead almost 40 years, J. Edgar Hoover returns to the spotlight as the Clint Eastwood biopic "J. Edgar" opens in theaters this week. Kenneth Ackerman separated fact from fiction in Hoover's legacy. Read: Five myths about J. Edgar Hoover. Director Hoover's all important meeting after the Kansas City Massacre to arm agents around the country and enhance the field office's already existing small compliments of weapons.

A Hoover handgun at auction A three year search to put some organization into what happened to the handguns of Director Hoover and Clyde Tolson led to a lot of questions and answers that were scattered across the US. For our readers, we can now present what we found during the search along with the known evidence.

Edgar Hoover Made the F.B.I. Formidable With Politics, Publicity and Results At the age of 77, the legendary G-man--in his 48th year as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation--the most enduring and perhaps, if there is such a thing as a cumulative total, the most powerful official in the long span of the American Government.

In his book, Hoover's FBI (), DeLoach argued: "The popular myth, fostered of late by would-be historians and sensationalists with their eyes on the bestseller list, has it that in his day J. Edgar Hoover all but ran Washington, using dirty tricks to intimidate congressmen and presidents, and phone taps, bugs, and informants to build secret.

A book review by R.J. Stove: The largely ignored death in South Carolina, in Marchof ninety-two-year-old Cartha DeLoach—for years No. 3 at the FBI after J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson—surely inspired in many a Hooverologist the sense that a historiographical dam would soon break.

1. Hoover was a gay cross-dresser. Despite rampant speculation — that Hoover was gay, a cross-dresser or had no sex life — the truth about his sex life is. Noté /5. Retrouvez The Bureau My Thirty Years in Hoover's FBI et des millions de livres en stock sur Achetez neuf ou d'occasion/5(10).

William Turner is a former FBI agent who later became a journalist and historian. His books include Hoover's FBI: The Men and the Myth (), Power on the Right (), The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy (), The Fish Is Red: The Story of the Secret War Against Castro (), Deadly Secrets () and Rearview Mirror: Looking Back at the FBI, the CIA.

After the book appeared, pressure from the FBI caused it to be withdrawn. The publisher soon reissued the book, but with Uncle Fudge’s list one name shorter.

From information published in the book Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover, by Anthony Summers, Ginsberg’s intuition has been proved correct.

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Contributing editor Caitlin Flanagan talks about her recent essay on history's inclination to overlook the 35th president's philandering and its implications. Herbert Clark Hoover (Aug – Octo ) was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from to A member of the Republican Party, he held office during the onset of the Great to serving as president, Hoover led the Commission for Relief in Belgium, Preceded by: Calvin Coolidge.

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The Hoover Myth Even though this seems to be an all-media bias G-File, that doesn’t mean we can’t go high-brow. (“This is usually where you’d make a pull-my-finger joke” — The Couch.). In their bestselling book All the President’s Men, and in the hugely successful film based on it, Woodward used the code name “Deep Throat” to identify Felt.

But through a .The FBI was obsessed with Martin Luther King Jr. from the mids until his assassination in King was only 39 when he was killed on April 4,having spent 12 years—almost a Author: Ryan Sit.