The Resource J. Edgar Hoover; : the man in his time

J. Edgar Hoover; : the man in his time

Label
J. Edgar Hoover; : the man in his time
Title
J. Edgar Hoover;
Title remainder
the man in his time
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first objective biography about the man whose name is synonymous with the FBI. Generally sympathetic but not uncritical, veteran newsman Ralph de Toledano unveils Hoover's life from birth to death, showing how he took a corrupt political instrument and made it into the greatest investigative organization in the world -- and, in his last years, allowed some rigidity to creep in
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-2007
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toledano, Ralph de
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
HV7911.H6
LC item number
D48
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hoover, J. Edgar
  • Hoover, J. Edgar
  • Hoover, J. Edgar
Label
J. Edgar Hoover; : the man in his time
Instantiates
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The man in his time -- In the beginning -- An America in turmoil -- The great job begins -- From the official reports, 1924-28 -- The crime years -- Enter the G-man -- Dillinger et al. -- Hoover's "own" cases -- A shift in direction -- All this and espionage too -- Roundups and spy scares -- The enemy spies -- Spies in the parlor : I -- Spies in the parlor : II -- Hoover, Truman, and White : a tale of red herrings -- Hoover, civil rights, and crime -- Investigations and McCarthy -- Actions and reactions in a changing world -- Bobby Kennedy marches -- Assassinations, crisis -- The stormy final years : I -- The stormy final years : II -- Postlude : John Edgar Hoover
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
384 pages
Isbn
9780870001888
Lccn
72091217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center's copy gift of Mrs. Ladislas Farago.
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00622087
  • (OCoLC)ocm00622087
Label
J. Edgar Hoover; : the man in his time
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The man in his time -- In the beginning -- An America in turmoil -- The great job begins -- From the official reports, 1924-28 -- The crime years -- Enter the G-man -- Dillinger et al. -- Hoover's "own" cases -- A shift in direction -- All this and espionage too -- Roundups and spy scares -- The enemy spies -- Spies in the parlor : I -- Spies in the parlor : II -- Hoover, Truman, and White : a tale of red herrings -- Hoover, civil rights, and crime -- Investigations and McCarthy -- Actions and reactions in a changing world -- Bobby Kennedy marches -- Assassinations, crisis -- The stormy final years : I -- The stormy final years : II -- Postlude : John Edgar Hoover
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
384 pages
Isbn
9780870001888
Lccn
72091217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center's copy gift of Mrs. Ladislas Farago.
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00622087
  • (OCoLC)ocm00622087

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