The Union Station Massacre by Robert Unger
The Original Sin of J. Edgar Hoover's FBI

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Robert Unger delves into the FBI's own files regarding the 1933 massacre of four lawmen in Kansas City's Union Station parking lot. Unger reveals that the case that catapulted J. Edgar Hoover's FBI into national prominence was far less the Bureau's proud birth than its original sin. Tearing away 64 years of secrets and legends, Unger gives us the real story.

About Robert Unger

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Robert Unger was a distinguished journalist for over 20 years with the Chicago Tribune and Kansas City Star before becoming a college professor. He holds numerous awards, including a shared Pulitzer.
Published August 1, 1997 by Andrews Mcmeel Pub. 256 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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The generally accepted version of the events of June 17, 1933, aka the ""Union City Massacre"" or the ""Kansas City Massacre,"" has notorious outlaws Verne Miller, ""Pretty Boy"" Floyd and Adam Richetti leaving carnage in their wake--one FBI agent killed, at least two others wounded, and two Kans...

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