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J. Edgar Hoover : the man and the secrets / Curt Gentry.

By: Gentry, Curt, 1931-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Norton, c1991Description: 846 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0393024040.Subject(s): Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Biography | Police -- United States -- Biography | Government executives -- United States -- BiographyDDC classification: 353.0074/09 Summary: Divulges how the controversial FBI director's paranoia and his files--now referred to as the "twelve drawers full of political cancer"--sustained his power during McCarthyism, the Kennedy years, and the civil rights movement.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [807]-825) and index.

Divulges how the controversial FBI director's paranoia and his files--now referred to as the "twelve drawers full of political cancer"--sustained his power during McCarthyism, the Kennedy years, and the civil rights movement.

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