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The burglary : the discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's secret FBI  Cover Image Book Book

The burglary : the discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's secret FBI / Betty Medsger.

Medsger, Betty. (Author).


An account of the 1971 break-in of the FBI offices in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists cites their roles in triggering major changes in the FBI and confirming that J. Edgar Hoover had run a personal shadow-FBI.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307962959 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0307962954 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 596 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-578) and index.
Subject: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation > Corrupt practices > History.
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972.
Intelligence service > Moral and ethical aspects > United States.
Leaks (Disclosure of information) > United States > Case studies.
Whistle blowing > United States > Case studies.
Burglary > United States > Case studies.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 363.25 M492b 2014 (Text) 33126018833362 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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