From the Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover

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Athan G. Theoharis
I.R. Dee, Jan 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 370 pages
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. A grimly fascinating--and profoundly disturbing--self-exposure by one of the false American deities of the 20th century. --Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

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From the secret files of J. Edgar Hoover

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Today, years after his death, Hoover's name still sends shivers down many a spine in Washington. Theoharis, a coauthor with John Stuart Cox of a previous Hoover biography, The Boss ( LJ 6/1/88), has ... Read full review


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Theoharis is a professor of history at Marquette University and a leading authority on the FBI.

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