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Charles F., U.S. physician, 1865-1927. See: Hoover sign.
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Sbardellati's attention to detail and clear style mean that J. Edgar Hoover Goes to the Movies is also a helpful introduction for students new to the area of Hollywood's cultural battles and their impact on the expression of American cinema.
I SPY: Leonardo DiCaprio is FBI boss J. Edgar Hoover
The young man is 24-year-old J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio), recently graduated from George Washington University's law school and working for Palmer's Department of Justice.
J. Edgar Hoover's mystique lies in the fact that while he kept meticulous files with compromising details on some of America's most powerful figures, nobody knew the man's own secrets.
THE SOURCE: "Friends of the Bureau: Personal Correspondence and the Cultivation of Journalist-Adjuncts by J. Edgar Hoover's FBI" by Matthew Cecil, in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Summer 2011.
And believe it when I say that J. Edgar Hoover was a stern taskmaster toward his employees.
Focused in part on J. Edgar Hoover's deranged attempts to destroy the black liberation movement after Martin Luther King's assassination (at the hands of Hoover's FBI, in Ellroy's telling), the book features a gallery of crooked pols, psychopathic reds, trigger-happy mobsters, and corrupt union officials, all involved in a web of state-sanctioned violence and deceit.
* The unfounded accusations that the Bonus Army had communist roots were the result of the efforts of a director at the Justice Department, 37-year-old J. Edgar Hoover.
In addressing the importance of these efforts, it is imperative to understand the genesis of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover's vision, which can be found in an inscription on a memorial to him at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.