Inside the Modern FBI by Diarmuid Jeffreys
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A behind-the-scenes look, based on a PBS television series, at the FBI in its post-J. Edgar Hoover years, shows how the most sophisticated law enforcement agency meets the ever more difficult demands of keeping up with crime in modern society. TV tie-in.

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Diarmuid Jeffreys, journalist and documentarian, is the author of "Aspirin: The Remarkable Story of a Wonder Drug," which was nominated for the prestigious Aventis Prize for popular science books and chosen as one of the best books of the year by the "San Francisco Chronicle," He lives in East Sussex, England.
Published February 1, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin. 359 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Another noteworthy section deals with FBI agents going undercover to snare criminals, an activity of which Hoover disapproved, partly because of his obsession with good public relations, partly because the very idea of FBI agents posing as criminals conflicted with his idealized vision of squeaky...

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