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Summary: J. Edgar Hoover was head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA J

Summary: Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard's resonant film explores the US government's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 323.1196 MLK

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MLK

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MLK

Weiner, Tim.

Summary: Presents the history of the FBI's secret intelligence operations, detailing how the bureau has been used to conduct political warfare, and how it became the most powerful intelligence service in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.25 WEI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 WEI

Geary, Rick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25092 HEL

Letersky, Paul

Summary: "In 1965, at the beginning of the chaos, twenty-two-year old Paul Letersky was assigned to assist the legendary FBI director J. Edgar Hoover who'd just turned seventy and had, by then, led the Bureau for an incredible forty-one years. Hoover was a rare and complex man who walked confidently among the most powerful. His personal privacy was more tightly guarded than the secret "files" he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LETERSKY, PAUL LET

Messick, Hank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McKay 1972

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOO

Summary: "J. Edgar Hoover, head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years ... was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD J.ED RATED R

Hersh, Burton.

Summary: An evaluation of the complex relationship between the Kennedy family and the FBI director traces their shared political years through their parallel rises and controversial deaths and considers the roles played by such figures as Joe McCarthy and Martin Luther King.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.923 HER

Medsger, Betty.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 MED

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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