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    J. Edgar Hoover was an intelligent man that used manipulation to his advantage and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to what it is today. Hoover worked for eight United States presidents and served as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for 48 years. Prior to the Federal Bureau of Investigation being under the jurisdiction of J. Edgar Hoover it was named the Bureau of Investigation (BOI). Several members of the Secret Service were hired to become the first agents of the bureau. The Federal Bureau of Investigation had limited authority on investigations they could conduct. In the early years of the bureau, “the Federal Bureau of Investigation investigations included investigating; antitrust, banking, bankruptcy, and neutrality, violations, crimes, committed on Indian reservations, the interstate ship after 1910, madams, prostitutes, and pimps.” The first assignment of the Bureau of Investigation was to survey each house of prostitution in the United…

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    J. Edgar Hoover, was born and reside in Washington D.C. January 1, 1895, it appears he was destine, to work in the capital city from birth. Upon completion of school, he began to work and went to law school eventually obtaining both his lower and upper division law degrees prior to working for the Department of Justice. Mr. Hoover went to work for the Department of Justice in 1917, he was a very quick study and became very successfully and began a very rapid and steady ascent through the…

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    fame came from NBC’s support of his writing, and the show “Seth Parker”. Lord would become famed for this show and many others, but none so has “Gangbusters”. J. Edgar Hoover was born and raised in the District of Colombia. He would live and work there his entire life. When appointed as the Director of the Federal Bureau…

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    History Of The FBI

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    The FBI The FBI gave itself a very good reputation at the national level in the times of the historical events such as the Great Depression and World War II. The program, a product of a previous agency in 1935, grew large and successful with J. Edgar Hoover as the director for more than thirty years. Hoover discovered he had his own plans for an agency that consisted of trained professionals and next-level tools to serve the law. In 1908 Attorney General Charles Bonaparte formed a group of…

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    Walt Disney Ideology

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    The world knows Walt Disney as the epitome of animation. His movies are known just as well throughout the world, but he is not known for his political dealings. J Edgar Hoover, the director of the FBI during the Cold War, is not known for his effects on Hollywood. During the Cold War, both of these men dabbled in areas that they were not experts in. During the Cold War, Walt Disney started a more political angle to get more recognition for his work and more profit for his studio, to combat…

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    vile J. Edgar Hoover, who openly and passionately voiced his plight of the Kennedy presidency. Hoover was a man born of hypocrisy, the man that fought for conservation of morals and sanctity in the country while having blatant racist beliefs and constant sexual excursions with his office aide, Clyde Tolson (Twyman 775). Author Anthony Summers “interviewed witnesses who personally observed Hoover in homosexual encounters with young men; witnesses who observed Hoover dressed as a woman; and a…

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    make revolution by Communists occur globally. 7. Who lead the communists? a. Josef Stalin b. Tsar Nicholas c. John Lennon d. Vladimir Lenin 8. Fully explain the Red Scare in America. (What two things sparked it, which men/group in America led the fight against "Reds", how did it affect Americans' rights) The Bolshevik Revolution/the Third Communist International and the formation of the Communist Labor Party/Communist Party of the United States of America sparked…

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    Encyclopedia). This was during a time when civil rights activists and African American communities were frustrated with the lack of progress that was occurring in desegregating public places. The Black Panther Party served as a beacon of hope for many because it started out as a group that was meant to protect people. But was soon considered a communist group because they promoted the arming of African Americans and the demanding of full employment, better housing, and the ability to control…

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    focusing on uncovering the Communists working inside of the government or seditious elements working in Hollywood movie industry (History.com Staff. "Red Scare."). The committee gained new power. One of the most powerful congressional investigators was Joseph R. McCarthy (History.com Staff. "Red Scare."). He used the rumors and threats to build his own political institution and be a powerful and scary person in American government (History.com Staff. "Red Scare."). His threats lasted until his…

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    The FBI Crime investigations involve identifying multiple scientific research data that involve various criminal matters. Criminal matters such as shotting massacre's, kidnappings, and even gruesome murders established the urgent need for advanced investigations through or by forensic science to fight crime in locating the sources that are linked to the certain evidence itself. It wasn't brought alive until the early 1900s that the FBI was equipped with advanced investigation tools such as a…

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