Hoover's FBI : the inside story by Hoover's trusted lieutenant



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Notes on front endpaper: Does the phone company have to give FBI info p. 400. What do you think of politicians? William Sullivan.  What do you think of Senator Frank Church/ FBI's jurisdiction? Abe Fortas blatantly unethical. Agent Hosty--Kennedy Administration. FDR asked bureau to investigate Eleanor's lover, p. 42. LBJ invest. Geo. Hamilton. Estes Kefauver. Moyers wanted to suppress dissent from black groups.  King vs. Hoover, p. 199. FBI failings--never the director's fault. Demigod, monstrous ego, Vain, Obsequious, Monastic, Blue Ink, overweight.  Contents,  Lamb has checked some of the book sections. Underlinings/Notes:  Underlinings:  Pressures to avoid being used for political purposes by administration. Lamb notes description--physical personal of Hoover, jurisdiction of FBI, lack of secret files, image of G-men, Hoover and Tolson, DeLoach's background/career. Notes:  "FBI breach of the law," "want Goldwater info.," "John Dingell protection for his family," "trouble with Bobby Kennedy, Ramsey Clark," "FDR and Eleanor's lover," "Fortas agrees to talk to Johnson," "Fortas was blatantly unethical," "trash compactor," "race tracks," "waive retirement," "director concerned with his reputation," "King liar," "liar off the record?"  "Tape of sexual activities," "raw sex talk," "phone taps on King," "WEB Dubois and communism," "Sullivan abused power," "Communists, Rap Brown, Stokly Car, Cointel pro-William Sullivan, Huston plan, SPS." "New Left," "Stanley Levison Communist," "Hoover never written order for Huston Plan," "Frank Church," "Adam Clayton Powell," "James Eastland," "Ev. Dirksen," "Sargent Shriver," "Judge Smith," "Walter Jenkins," "call girls," "George Hamilton," "Bromley Smith, Anna C. S. Vietnam embassy," "wire tap on Vietnamese embassy," "Hoover met with Chennault," "Bug on Nixon's plane," "FDR to Nixon used FBI."


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Hoover's FBI : the inside story by Hoover's trusted lieutenant


DeLoach, Cartha


Program air date: August 20, 1995


Cartha DeLoach's work on the Federal Bureau of Inverstigation during the directorship of J. Edgar Hoover.



"Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972."
"United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation."


Brian Lamb Booknotes Collection
Gift of Brian Lamb, 2011.


Regnery Pub.
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives


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