The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover
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The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover
J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) was a complex, devious and difficult man who was respected in his lifetime as a paragon of civic responsibility. Beginning in the 1920's, he built the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) into an organization with wide-ranging powers and effectiveness, which was seemingly above politics. After his death, a number of things were revealed about his life and political dealings which cast a shadow over his reputation for public decency. Even in the late 1970s, when The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover was made, many of those things were still rumors. Perhaps… More
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"Part sleazy sexual exploitation and part stilted realpolitik historical tableau."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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