A G-Man's Journal: A Legendary Career Inside the Fbi; from the Kennedy Assassination to the Oklahoma City Bombing

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Pocket Star Books, Nov 1, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 640 pages
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From 1964 to 1994, Revell directed or participated in virtually every major FBI investigation--including the JFK assassination, Watergate, the Iran hostage crisis, and Gulf War antiterrorist operations. Now he discloses why, after Hoover's death in 1972, he and other reform-minded agents moved to modernize the FBI, and how he championed special FBI units, such as Behavioral Sciences and Hostage Rescue. He also divulges his role as the senior FBI representative to the National Security Council and his direction of all international operations--including tracking the kidnappers and killers of hostages in Beirut, international mafias weapons smuggling, and French and Japanese industrial espionage. More importantly, Revell proposes drastic reforms for improving the current system of law enforcement and justice, and bluntly analyzes what went wrong at incidents like the Branch Davidian tragedy in Waco and the World Trade Center and Oklahoma City bombings.

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Contents

A Meeting with Mr Hoover
1
News from Dallas
14
The Making of a Special Agent
29
Copyright

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Revell is considered the most accomplished federal law enforcement officer alive today. He is now retired.

Williams was raised in Princeton, IL. He graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

John Walsh has been Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum since 1983. Previously, he was curator of paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In addition to articles in such publications as The Connoisseur and Burlington Magazine, he is the author of several exhibition catalogues including A
Mirror of Nature with Cynthia P. Schneider.

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