Thursday, October 27, 2011

All things J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover in the 1960s, after having
led the FBI for over 40 years.
 This month, we give you all things J. Edgar Hoover: photos, movie links, books excerpts, cartoons, and the rest.  Check this page for the latest, below:

      -- Own Clyde Tolson's actual apartment !  Yes, this is FOR REAL !!

       -- Hoover: Andrew Simpson on J. Edgar as a student at George Washington University

      -- Hoover: A journalist's view -- Charles Elliott on searching J. Edgar's trash.

      -- Hoover: The view of an FBI veteran;

      -- Still more snapshots of J. Edgar, including in the White House, 1930s-1970.

      -- More photos of J. Edgar hoover in the 1930s.

      -- J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson -- the actual photos

      -- A few cartoons of J. Edgar Hoover.

        -- "The Real J. Edgar Hoover," interview with NPR's "On Point," 11/9/2011.

        -- "Five Myths about J. Edgar Hoover," Washington Post, 11/9/2011.

       -- Washington Post web conversation on Hoover "5 Myths" article.   

       -- My favorite photo of J. Edgar Hoover 

DiCaprio as J. Edgar, from the new movie.

"Mr. Black said he had been interested in Hoover ever since his brother gave him a copy of a book called 'Young J. Edgar: Hoover, the Red Scare, and the Assault on Civil Liberties.'” 
-- Interview with Dustin Lance Black, screenwriter for the firm "J. Edgar,"  WSJ "Speakeasy," 11/4/2011.

Hoover in 1924, from the new
edition of Young J. Edgar.

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