Hoover's FBI by William W. Turner

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Published to coincide with the release of Francis Ford Coppola's feature-length film on J. Edgar Hoover, here is an unprecedented insider's view of the Bureau by an ex-F.B.I. agent. Turner reveals secrets about one of the U.S. government's most secretive organizations and the man who made it the most powerful police organization in the land.
 

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Published March 1, 1993 by Thunder's Mouth Pr. 344 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Not his first expose (Invisible Witness re privacy invasions and Police Establishment both appeared in 1968 on other lists)--not the first (Fred Cook's The FBI Nobody Knows--1964 or Norman Ollestad's more blatant Inside the FBI--1967), the subtitle states the position.

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FBI agent turned journalist Turner describes his experiences in the bureau while narrating its history and that of its longtime head, J.

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